The Speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly, Alhaji Aliyu Muduru, was yesterday impeached and removed from office.
He was removed by members of the assembly at plenary on Wednesday.
The motion for his removal was moved by Hanbali Faruk, Majority Leader, who represents Katsina constituency, and was seconded by Abubakar Total, member representing Funtua constituency.
23 out of the 34 members voted in favour of the impeachment and removal of the speaker and elected Yahya Abubakar from Kusada constituency as the new speaker.
He was immediately sworn in during the session.
Similarly, the House Chief Whip, Alhaji Bishir Mamman Dutsin-ma was also removed and replaced with the member representing Daura constituency, Alhaji Nasir Yahaya.