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Friday, 27 January 2023 14:33

Kebbi house of assembly deputy speaker, five other principal officers resign

A gale of resignation has hit the Kebbi State House of Assembly as the legislative chamber of the north western state witnesses a shake-up.

Among those who stepped down from their role are deputy Speaker, Muhammad Usman, and five other principal officers.

Their resignation was contained in in a letter signed by the Assembly’s spokesperson, Shehu Muhammad-Yauri.

The state lawmakers, however, did not disclose the reason behind their resignation.

The development was confirmed to journalists in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital, today.

It’s gathered that 20 of the 24 members of the house of assembly had signed the letter for the resignation of the principal officers.

Meanwhile, a letter dated January 26, 2023, and signed by the acting clerk, Suleman Shamaki, said the House of Assembly had invited the state governor, Atiku Bagudu, to appear before it on January 27 in order to explain how he expended over N18.7 billion loan approved by the house on October 18, 2021.

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