Assembly Withdraws Threat To Impeach Al-Makura Over Insecurity

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The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday? withdrew its?earlier threat?to impeach Gov. Tanko? Al-Makura? over the?rising wave of ?insecurity in the state.

The?News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the lawmakers' action ?followed the submission of?a report by ?the House Committee on Security Matters headed by Alhaji Mohammed Baba-Ibaku(PDP- Udege/LOko).

?While submitting the reports, Baba-Ibaku said the? measures contained in the report would guide the governor against future crisis,?urging ?the governor?to ensure that ?the security operatives mounted?check points?at various? areas? facing? security challenges.

?In his contribution, a member of the committee, Francis Orogu,(PDP-Keana) stressed ?the need to? find a lasting solution the spate ?insecurity in the state.

The House?unanimously adopted the committee's report.

The Speaker of the House, Alhaji, Mohammed Ahmed- Musa, therefore,?withdrew? the previous impeachment threat issued as ?the governor?had??responded ?promptly to the security challenges in the state.

The governor had taken serious measures to check??frequent?communal ?crisis in the southern ?senatorial?district of the state? and “we? hereby withdraw? our one-week ultimatum for his?impeachment passed on him recently”.

The speaker commended?the governor for?his ?move to protect people's ?lives and property, assuring ?him?of the house's support?in ?moving the state?forward.

?He urged ?security agencies in the state to?adopt house-to-house search? so as to apprehend those with arms and other dangerous weapons.(NAN)


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