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Eight lawmakers impeach Plateau House of Assemby Speaker

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The Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Nuhu Abok, has been impeached by eight members of the 24-member legislative arm of the government.

The member representing Pengana Constituency, Yakubu Sanda, was named as the new Speaker.

The Speaker was impeached amidst tight security.

He was removed in the early hours of Thursday by the lawmakers from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who were escorted into the chambers amidst tight security.

Members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were, however, prevented from entering the Assembly complex.

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