Kaduna Assembly suspends ex-Deputy Speaker, two others

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has suspended three members from all activities of the house for nine months.

The Assembly also reprimanded five other members, who were directed to apologise to the assembly in writing and publish the apology in a national daily within a week.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the assembly decided plenary yesterday after the adoption of the report of the committee which investigated the fracas that occurred during its sitting on June 11.

The committee, headed by Shehu Yunusa, had recommended the suspension and reprimand of the affected members following the Assembly’s Code of Conduct.

Those suspended were former deputy speaker representing Basawa constituency Mukhtar Isa-Hazo, Nuhu Goroh-Shadalafiya of Kagarko constituency and Yusuf Liman-Dahiru, Kakuri/Makera constituency.

They were suspended for causing disaffection amongst members and denigrating the office of the deputy speaker.

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