The Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Peter Abel Diah, has resigned from his position, The Punch reports late Sunday.
Mr reportedly confirmed his resignation via a text message, and promised to brief the media Monday.
It was gathered that Mr Diah had, until Sunday morning, been in control of 15 members, against Governor Darius Ishaku’s nine.
Multiple sources in the Taraba Government House said N20m was paid to a lawmaker on Sunday to make up the number of 11 PDP lawmakers and that five APC members of the House were also lobbied to sign the impeachment of Mr. Diah.
Mr Diah allegedly got into problem with the governor following the removal of the erstwhile Deputy Speaker, Mohammed Gwampo.