House Commences Impeachment Proceedings Against Gov Al-Makura


By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has commenced impeachment proceedings on Gover‎nor Umaru Al-Makura.

The Assembly on Monday directed its Clerk‎, Ego Maikeffi, to serve Mr. Al-Makura with the impeachment notice for alleged gross misconduct and misappropriation of funds.

The notice was signed by 20 of the 24 lawmakers in the state during a sitting presided over by the Speaker, Ahmed Mohammed.

The 16-count charge borders on alleged extra-budgetary expenses by the governor.

The move is coming on the heels of similar move against the Governor of Adamawa state, Mr. Murtala Nyako, is now struggling to save his job.