The Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdullahi Atta, has been impeached.
Following his impeachment, Alhassan Rurum, was sworn in as new speaker.
Atta’s impeachment comes after weeks of allegations of incompetence, corruption, and failure to carry other members of the Assembly along.
About 27 lawmakers on Monday morning signed the impeachment notice which was served to the Speaker upon his arrival at the House.
Also, the Majority Leader of the House has been impeached and replaced with Bappa Babba, while Kabiru Hassan is the new Deputy Majority Leader while Abdulrahaman Madari is installed as the Chief Whip.