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Attempt To ‘Steal’ Maze Fails As Kaduna Assembly Appoint New Deputy Speaker

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The plenary session of the Kaduna House of Assembly turned rowdy as a member attempted to cart away the maze after a new deputy speaker was appointed.

Attempt To 'Steal' Maze Fails As Kaduna Assembly Appoint New Deputy Speaker
Attempt To ‘Steal’ Maze Fails As Kaduna Assembly Appoint New Deputy Speaker

Odunews.com reports that the Assembly impeached the deputy speaker, Hon. Mukhtar Isa Hazo, after 24 members passed a vote of no confidence on him.

Following the impeachment, Hon. representing Kauru Constituency was then elected as the new deputy speaker of the house.

Auta was immediately sworn in by the Clerk of the Assembly, who administered oaths of office and allegiance on him.

The Nation reports that shortly after the swearing in, member representing Makera Constituency, Hon. broke into the floor of the Assembly and seized the maze.

However before he could make his way out of the chamber, he was grabbed by the Sergeant at Arm while other members quickly rushed in to retrieve the maze from him.

The plenary thereafter ended in a rowdy session while the aggrieved member, Dahiru Liman was dragged out of the chamber.

Liman, who had his dress torn, was later seen outside the Assembly Chamber displaying anger over the the impeachment of Hazo.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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