18 out of 24 members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly have voted for the impeachment of the Deputy Governor, Mahdi Aliyu Muhammad Gusau.
The Deputy Speaker, Honourable Musa Bawa Musa Yankuzo, moved the motion for the impeachment and was seconded by Yusuf Alhassan Kanoma, from Maru North constituency of the state.
The Director-General, Press Affairs and Public Relations of the State House of Assembly, Mallam Mustapha Jafaru Kaura, disclosed this through a press statement.
He said 18 out of 24 lawmakers voted for the deputy governor’s impeachment.
“Eighteen (18) out of twenty-two members voted in affirmative that they have fully supported for the impeachment of the Deputy Governor Barrister Mahdi Aliyu Muhammad Gusau from office.”
Speaker Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya said they have satisfied the requirements of the law and passed a resolution of the House requesting the state Chief Judge, Kulu Aliyu, to immediately constitute a panel to investigate all the allegations leveled against the deputy governor.
Recall that at the plenary sitting held on Wednesday, the speaker directed that each member of the House to be served with the impeachment notice alongside allegations leveled against the deputy governor.