Isah Idris, the speaker of Jigawa state house of assembly, has been impeached.
The speaker was impeached by 20 out of the 30 members of the house that voted in what appeared to be an emergency seating on Thursday morning.
Idris Garba, better known as Kareka, a former speaker, was unanimously voted in as the newly elected speaker of the house shortly after the impeachment of Idris.
Idris’ impeachment is coming barely a few days after the mace was destroyed by the lawmakers who engaged in a fight over leadership.
On Tuesday, the house was thrown into a rowdy session following a motion moved on the amendment of the standing rule of the state assembly.
Alkasim Karkarna, a member representing Yankwashi constituency, was said to have been responsible for the destruction of the mace.