Nasarawa House Insists On Gov Al – Makura’s Removal

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly lawmakers have vowed to stop at nothing until the Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura is removed.

Chairman House Committee on Media and Publicity, Security and Special Duties, Mohammed Baba Ibaku, who represents Udege/Loko constituency, told newsmen in Abuja over the weekend.

“Al-Makura must go, there is no retreat no surrender,” Ibaku, who was flanked by other Peoples Democratic Party, PDP lawmakers stated.

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He denied allegations that that the impeachment plot was politically motivated, saying that by next week, the G20 lawmakers (representing the 20 PDP lawmakers) at the Assembly will return to the chamber and direct the state’s Chief Judge to constitute a committee to probe Al-Makura.

The Assembly last Monday reconvened from recess and at an emergency session passed a motion of impeachment on the governor.
alleging several constitutional breaches by the governor and misappropriation of funds from 2011 and 2014.

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The Assembly slammed 16 charges  against Al-makura, including the misappropriation of over N5 billion from local government joint account and Sure-P funds.

The governor is also accused of falsifying the state’s financial report for the year 2012 and diverting over N350 million funds meant for flood. mitigation.

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Governor All – Makura has had a frosty relationship with the state legislature dominated by the PDP which ha 24 members to the All Peoples Congress’, APC’s four.

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