Kogi State House of Assembly has impeached the House Deputy Speaker, Hon. Ahmed Muhammed.
This was announced during an Emergency sitting held at the State Assembly complex in Lokoja on Friday.
The lawmaker representing Akpa1 constituency of the state was accused alongside 3 other principal officers of gross misconduct and arbitrary use of office, Politics Nigeria reports.
Hon. Enema Paul, the member representing (Dekina/Okura) State Constituency, who read the urgent motion that led to the impeachment, asserted that 17 lawmakers have signed the impeachment of Hon. Ahmed Mohammed and the suspension of three other principal officers in the house.
The three principal leaders are Bello Hassan Balogun (Majority Leader), Idris Ndako (Deputy Majority Leader), and Hon. Edoko Moses Ododo (Chief Whip).
The Assembly complex has been heavily secured by the police, Department of State Services (DSS) and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officers.
LAGOS HERALD, new york