by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
The Kaduna State House of Assembly has extended the suspension of three of its members for another 12 months.
Similarly, the House also declared the seat of former Speaker of the House, Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, vacant during Tuesday’s plenary session.
A statement signed by Haruna Jafaru Sambo, who is Chief of Staff to the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Yusuf Zailani, informed that their suspension has been extended for another 12 months.
It stated that the decision was taken during plenary on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Honourable Isaac Auta.
“The House has extended the suspension of the three members and issued suspension to another member, Hon Salisu Isa, Member representing Magajin Gari,” it said.
The statement listed Rt. Hon. Mukhtar Isa Hazo and Rt. Hon. Nuhu Goro Shadalafiya, both former Deputy Speakers, alongside Hon. Yusuf Dahiru Liman as those to serve another 12 months’ suspension.
“Similarly, during Tuesday’s plenary, the House declared the seat of former Speaker of the House, Aminu Abdullahi Shagali,” vacant, it stated.
Clerk of the Kaduna Legislature was instructed to communicate with all those affected.