THE Speaker of Katsina State House of Assembly, Alhaji Aliyu Muduru, was, yesterday, impeached from office by members of the assembly during plenary session.
The House Majority Leader, Alhaji Hanbali Faruk, representing Katsina constituency, moved the motion for the impeachment and was seconded by member representing Funtua constituency, Alhaji Abubakar Total.
Twenty-three of the 34 members voted in favour of the impeachment of the Speaker. The lawmakers also elected Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar from Kusada constituency as the new Speaker and was 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.