Why I became suspended – Zamfara lawmaker


One of the most 2 lawmakers suspended on Tuesday by the Zamfara Say Dwelling of Assembly, Yusuf Muhammad, has denied the allegation that he successfully-known the abduction of the Speaker’s father and that he became abetting banditry within the direct.

Mr Muhammad and Ibrahim Tukur, who represents Bukura constituency, had been suspended for three months for allegedly celebrating the kidnapping of the father of the Speaker of the Assembly by bandits. They had been additional referred to the ethics and privileges committee of the Assembly for probe of their alleged infractions.

The Speaker’s father, Abubakar Magarya, is believed to have died in captivity, nonetheless these kidnapped alongside him had been launched.

Nonetheless Mr Muhammad, who represents Anka constituency, told Allege Blowers, a Zamfara-primarily primarily based on-line files medium, that the Speaker, Nasiru Magarya, orchestrated his suspension to scupper a opinion to impeach the Speaker for alleged incompetence.

Mr Muhammad stated he became threatened by excessive-profile politicians within the direct over the impeachment opinion.

He stated that did now not deter him, nonetheless, from informing Governor Bello Matatwalle of the stipulations of people of the Assembly below Mr Magarya.

Mr Muhammad stated following his complaint, the governor despatched a broken-down Minister of Finance, Bashir Yuguda, to broker peace after which these fervent agreed to fall the impeachment opinion.

The lawmaker stated he became seriously greatly surprised on Tuesday when he got calls in Kano the build he became attending a UNICEF programme, informing him of his suspension over an alleged reference to armed bandits.

Mr Muhammad challenged the mover of the disappear, Yusuf Kanoma, to have a study a public discussion board for the 2 of them to instruct with the Holy Quran if what every had stated had been stunning.

The lawmaker, nonetheless, stated he is optimistic that the committee of ethics and privileges would break justice to him and his colleague.

He, nonetheless, vowed to sue the direct Dwelling of Assembly for unfavorable his name and reputation.

Mr Muhammad stated when the Speaker’s father became kidnapped, he had known as the Speaker from Kaduna the build he became attending lectures, to condole with him over the incident.

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