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Youths Protest Purported Impeachment Of Speaker Abok In Jos


November 01, (THEWILL) – As the controversy over the impeachment of Hon. Nuhu Abok Ayuba as the Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly rages on, some youths have besieged the Assembly complex as early as 6am on Monday to protest the impeachment.

Rt. Honourable Ayuba Nuhu Abok
Rt. Honourable Ayuba Nuhu Abok

The youths carried placards bearing different inscriptions in support of the embattled Speaker.

Some of the inscriptions read: “Gov. Lalong Return Hon. Nuhu Abok”, among others.

Meanwhile, the impeached Speaker,, Abok Ayuba and his group on Monday morning gained entrance into the Assembly chambers having been barred last Thursday when he was purportedly suspended forcing him to hold plenary at a Community Hall in Zawan, Jos South local government area.

It was not yet clear what is going on inside the Assembly complex but one of the lawmakers, said they were meeting within the complex.

At the time of this report, the impeached Speaker and his allies of 12 men were in the Assembly, having a meeting while a few security personnel were seen in strategic positions around the vicinity of the Assembly.