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Breaking: Sokoto Assembly Deputy Leader impeached

The Deputy Leader of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Kabiru Ibrahim, has been impeached.

The House adduced constitutional breaches as reason for its action and followed it up with a no-confidence vote passed by members.

The Speaker, Alhaji Salihu Maidaji, announced the decision of the House after Tuesday plenary.

According to him, the decision of the House to remove Ibrahim was endorsed by the 21 members.

He said: “I have received a letter of vote of no confidence in the Deputy House Leader duly signed by 21 members of the Assembly in accordance with Order Six, Section 11, subsection (3) of the Standing Orders of Sokoto State House of Assembly 2014 as amended.

“The signatures of the 21 members that passed the votes of no confidence in Kabiru Ibrahim, member representing Kware as Deputy House Leader are hereby accepted.

“Consequently, we replace him with Alhaji Ibrahim Sarki as the new Deputy House Leader (APC- Sokoto North II),” he said.

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