The Speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aliyu Sabiu Muduru has been impeached.
Muduru was impeached by 23 out of the 34 state lawmakers in the assembly.
After the impeachment, the House elected Yahaya Kusada as the new Speaker.
TheNewsGuru.com reports that reasons for Muduru’s impeachment are yet to be ascertained, however, the Assembly has been engaged in a leadership struggle since April 2016 when House Leader, Lawal Kuraye and Chief Whip, Bishir Mamman were ‘forced’ to resign or be impeached.
Muduru and most of the principal officers were also under intense pressure to resign at the time due to the determination of the state lawmakers to bring a new leadership on board.
TheNewsGuru.com reports that the 34-year-old former speaker, who was until his impeachment, the youngest speaker in the country, was elected in a controversial election in 2015.