Jigawa State Assembly Impeaches Speaker, Idris Isah, Others

The members of Jigawa State House of Assembly have removed Mr Isah Idris as speaker of the house.

The lawmakers voted Idris Garba Kareka, a former speaker, as the newly elected speaker of the house.

Also impeached, were Majority leader, Sank Isiyaku as well as Chief Whip, Aminu Sule Sankara.

The Speaker and some of the principal officers of the house were impeached on Thursday in an emergency meeting.

The meeting had in attendance 20 out of 30 lawmakers.

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