Monday, February 15, 2021

Kano Assembly suspends 5 members for disrupting proceeding over Sanusi


tiamin rice

The Kano State House of Assembly have on Monday suspended five of it members for six months in connection with last week rowdy session leading to the snatching on the mace.

Recall that at the resumption of last week Monday sitting of the house, some members attempted to disrupt the sitting over plan to submit a report, recommending the removal of Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II.

At the resumed sitting on Monday, the Speaker, Abdulazeez Gafasa, said the members were suspended for misconduct and violation of the rules of the house.

Members suspended include, Garba Yau Gwarmai representing Kunchi/Tsanyawa Constituency, Labaran Abdul Madari representing Warawa Constituency, Isyaku Ali Danja representing Gezawa Constituency, Mohammed Bello representing Rimingado/Tofa constituency and Salisu Ahmed Gwamgwazo representing Kano Municipal respectively.

According to the Speaker, “the five members were suspended for violating the rules of the house especially Order IV Sub 4 a, b, d and e disrupted the sittings of the house and prevented proceedings from going on.

“They behave violently and even attempted to snatch away the mace in a clear attempt to sabotage the sitting of the house,” Mr Gafasa said.

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