Published On: Fri, Mar 18th, 2016

Kano Assembly Impeaches Chief Whip for Recognising Kwankwaso as APC Leader

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Kano Assembly Impeaches Chief Whip for Recognising Kwankwaso as APC Leader

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The Kano State House of Assembly on Thursday removed its chief whip, Zubairu Mamuda, for recognizing the immediate-past governor of the state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, as the state leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Mr. Mamuda represents Madobi constituency, where the former governor hails from.

The impeachment followed a motion moved by a member representing Nassarawa Local Government Area, Ibrahim Gama, on the floor of the house.

Mr. Gama, alias Lugard, argued that the removal of the chief whip had become imperative in view of the legislator’s disloyalty to the governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

The house unanimously adopted the motion and immediately removed Mr. Mamuda.

The members then replaced Mr. Mamuda with Labaran Madari, a member representing Warawa constituency.

Speaking to PREMIUM TIMES after the sitting, the chairman, House Committee on Information, Salisu Ibrahim, justified the removal, saying it was carried out within the purview of the law.

He added that APC constitution is clear on who is the

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