- The Kaduna state residence of assembly turned into on Thursday engulfed in crisis as members exchanged blows over the impeachment of the Deputy Speaker, Mr Mukhtar Hazo.
The drama additionally saw the lawmaker representing
elected the member Kauru kingdom constituency, Mr Isaac Auta, emerging as the new deputy speaker following Hazo’s impeachment.
Auta’s emergence and swearing become characterized by chaos as a member tried to carry the mace.
because the drama maintains, Auta became immediately sworn in via the Clerk of the meeting, who administered oaths of workplace and allegiance on him.
the previous Deputy Speaker, Mr Mukhtar Hazo’s impeachment be aware turned into signed by means of 24 members of the meeting.
before he was removed from workplace, there had been speculations of an alleged plot by way of seven individuals of the house led by the previous deputy speaker to impeach the Speaker, Yusuf Zailani.
but, lawmakers in aid of the previous deputy speaker exchanged blows with other contributors inside the mannerof looking to eliminate the mace of residence after the impeachment.
In his reaction, the Speaker disclosed that the impeached deputy turned into the architect of his own misfortune. Zailani accused Hazo of conniving with other lawmakers to take away him as the speaker, claiming that the previous deputy speaker also devoted different infractions that had been towards the guideline of the residence.
The plenary thereafter resulted in a rowdy consultation even as the aggrieved member, Dahiru Liman becamedragged out of the chamber.
Liman, who had his dress torn, become later visible out of doors the assembly Chamber displaying anger over the the impeachment of Hazo.
earlier, a few policemen and different safety operatives stormed the meeting complex over the plot to impeachthe speaker who became elected into workplace on February 25.
some lawmakers who have been not satisfied along with his fashion of leadership had been said to have perfected plans to impeach him for the duration of plenary.
with a view to forestall any breakdown of law and order, all entrances main inside and outside of the complicatedhad been barricaded via the safety operatives.