BREAKING: Kogi State Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Muhammed, Impeached, Three Other Principal Officers Suspended
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BREAKING: Kogi State Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Muhammed, Impeached, Three Other Principal Officers Suspended

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BREAKING: Kogi State Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Muhammed, Impeached, Three Other Principal Officers Suspended

The Deputy Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Ahmed Muhammed has been impeached.

Ahmed Muhammed is the lawmaker representing Akpa I in the Kogi State House of Assembly.



During an emergency sitting which took place at the Assembly Complex in Lokoja on Friday, June 17, the lawmakers accused Ahmed Muhammed and three others of gross misconduct and arbitrary use of office.

Following the accusations, a motion of urgent importance was moved for the impeachment of the lawmaker.

The motion which was read by Hon. Enema Paul, member representing (Dekina/Okura) State Constituency, stated that 17 lawmakers signed the impeachment of Hon. Ahmed Mohammed and the suspension of three other principal officers in the house.

The three principal officers removed from office and later suspended from the house are Bello Hassan Balogun (Majority Leader), Idris Ndako (Deputy Majority Leader), and Hon. Edoko Moses Ododo (Chief Whip).

Alfa Momoh Rabiu, lawmaker representing Ankpa II, was later announced as the new Deputy Speaker.

Other new principal officers elected are Hon. Muktar Bajeh (Majority Leader), Umar Isah Tanimu (Deputy Majority Leader), Enema Paul (Deputy Chief Whip), and Ahmed Dahiru (Chief Whip).

Seventeen out of the 25 lawmakers were present during the impeachment process.

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