Speaker of Jigawa State House of Assembly, Mr Isah Idris has been impeached.
The Speaker was impeached on Thursday in an emergency meeting.
The meeting had in attendance 20 out of 30 lawmakers.
The House, after the impeachment unanimously voted Idris Garba Kareka as the newly elected Speaker of the House.
Idris’ impeachment is coming barely a few days after the mace was destroyed by the lawmakers who engaged in a fight over leadership.
Also impeached, were Majority leader, Sank Isiyaku as well as Chief Whip, Aminu Sule Sankara.
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.
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