Plateau Assembly Speaker, Majority leader impeached

July 12th, 2018
From Pwanagba Agabus, Jos
The Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Peter Azi, representing Jos North West Constituency and the Majority Leader, Hon Henry Yunkwap, member representing Shendam Constituency were on Wednesday impeached.
They were both impeached citing vote of no confidence being passed on them by members.
The members immediately elected Hon Joshua Madaki representing Jos East Constituency and Hon Daniel Nanlong representing Mikang Constituency to replace Hon Peter Azi as Speaker and Hon Henry Yunkwap as Majority Leader respectively.
The Impeachment motion was moved by Hon Peter Gyendeng, member representing Barkin Ladi Constituency and was endorsed by over 2/3 majority of the APC dominated House.
The AUTHORITY reliably gathered that the impeachment process started on Monday 9th July, 2018 and was concluded the next day Tuesday 10th July, 2018.
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