Kogi State Speaker resigns from office

Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Imam, sent in his resignation on Tuesday night.According to reports he took this decision in order  to avoid being impeached during Wednesday’s plenary session.

The Chief Press Secretary to the speaker, Ali Yakubu, who neither denied nor confirmed the development, said there was a proclamation on Tuesday evening convening the assembly for a special sitting on Wednesday.

He said, “Let’s wait for official confirmation from the house today.”

The House was enmeshed in serious fracas on Tuesday when hoodlums invaded the house during a plenary session and beat up a member, Elder Friday Sani.

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )


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