BREAKING: Nasarawa lawmakers commence impeachment proceedings on Governor Al-Makura

Tanko Al-Makura, governor of nasarawa state

Twenty of the 24 lawmakers in the state signed the notice.

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The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has commenced impeachment proceedings on Gover‎nor Umaru Al-Makura.

The Assembly on Monday directed its Clerk‎, Ego Maikeffi, to serve Mr. Al-Makura with the impeachment notice for alleged gross misconduct and misappropriation of funds.

The notice was signed by 20 of the 24 lawmakers in the state during a sitting presided over by the Speaker, Ahmed Mohammed.

The 16-count charge borders on alleged extra-budgetary expenses by the governor.

Nasarawa has 20 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers and 4 All Progressives Congress, APC, lawmakers.

The governor is a member of the APC.

The notice of impeachment was agreed few hours before the visit of President Goodluck Jonathan to the state to commission a rice farm in Doma.

Details later…

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