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Sokoto Assembly Suspends 2 Members For Unethical Conduct

BEVERLY HILLS, October 10, (THEWILL) – The Sokoto State House of Assembly has suspended two of its members, Sani Yakubu (APC- Gudu) and Malami Galadanchi (APC- Sokoto North I) for unethical conduct.

NAN reports that the Assembly had set up a special committee to investigate the conduct of the two members during the recent impeachment of the Deputy House Leader, Kabiru Ibrahim.

The Committee, headed by Habibu Modachi (APC- Isa), in its report, said the two members had pleaded guilty to the charges against them adding that the conduct of the duo on August 15, in the legislative chamber, was “unethical” and contravened the house standing rules.

Subsequently, the Assembly, presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Salihu Maidaji, accepted the report and suspended Yakubu for 40 legislative days while Galadanchi was suspended for 30 legislative days while they were also told to submit separate letters of apology to the Assembly.