Breaking: Kano State Assembly To Commence Impeachment Proceeding Against Deputy Governor

The Kano State House of Assembly set to commence impeachment proceeding against the Deputy Governor of the State, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, Barely 24 hours after the impeachment of the Kano State Speaker, Yusuf Abdullahi Atta, a member of the KNSHA confided in our correspondent that any moment from now the State’s Deputy Governor, Prof Hafiz Abubakar, will serve with impeachment letter, “ no amount of alarm raised by the deputy Governor will stop us from carrying out the impeachment proceeding against him”.

The story of the alleged impeachment was confirmed this afternoon as the Deputy Governor has alleged threat to his life, as well as plans to impeach him.

Professor Hafiz Abubakar petitioned the Police and the State Security Service, over what he described as threat to his life, as well as plans to impeach him.

In the petition, addressed to the Kano State Police Commissioner, Rabiu Yusuf, copied to the Assistant Inspector-General in Charge of Zone One and the State Director of SSS, the deputy governor, prayed for the deployment of more security operatives around him.

Among others, he accused the state government of disbursing funds to mobilise youths from the 44 Local Government Areas of the State to protest against his continued stay in office.

A loyalist to Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the deputy governor has been at loggerheads, with the State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.


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