refuted and distanced the entire leadership of the house of any move
or attempt to impeach Governor Mohammadu Jibrilla Umaru Bindow.
The speaker of the House, Kabiru Mijinyawa on Monday presided over the
House plenary said they are not envisioning any impeaching or any plot
of such to the governor as impeachment in the past has caused serious
underdevelopment in the state.
Some of the lawmakers who spoke during the plenary said the move was aimed at causing confusion and disharmony in the state.
They called on newsmen to crosscheck their facts before going to the
press in order not to feed the general public with wrong information.
also during an interview session with press men shortly after the House
sitting, the Chief Whiff of the house and member representing Hong
constituency, Hassan Barguma said the house is not contemplating
impeaching the governor as such exercise has proven counterproductive in
He said for impeachment to commence, a lot of
procedures has to be put in place including investigations into
financial misconduct upon which public account committee would act
therein setting up a 5 man panel which will look into the issue before
any impeachment could be effected noting that for now none of the
procedures was contemplated.
On the issue of the various cash
approvals granted the executive, Barguma noted that all the approvals
have met due process of the law as they were duly deliberated before
During plenary sitting, the house also approved a
loan to the tune of over N900 million from Zenith Bank which would be
used to settle counterpart funding for Universal Basic Education in the