Kebbi Assembly Suspends Lawmaker Over ‘Unguarded Utterances’

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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The Kebbi State House of Assembly has suspended Hassan Umar, the member representing Birnin Kebbi North Constituency.

Umar was suspended because he made disrespectful comments about the assembly leadership.

The Clerk of the House, Suleiman Shamaki, announced this in a statement released to journalists on Monday, April 15.

The House explained that Umar’s suspension was due to his inappropriate remarks and attempts to provoke other members against the leadership of the House.

It read: “I Suleiman Shamaki, the Clerk of Kebbi State House of Assembly, has been directed to inform the general public that the assembly, its Executive Session held on Friday, April12, 2024, unanimously resolved and suspended Hassan Umar, member representing Birnin Kebbi North constituency, as a result of his unguarded utterances.”

The statement further listed the lawmaker’s other offences to include, “Instigation of some members against the leadership of the House and causing disharmony between the Executive and the legislature in the House.”

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.