Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Adamawa assembly set to impeach Nyako

Adamawa state assembly according to reports is set to impeach Governor Murtala Nyako and deputy Bala Ngilari over N120 million alleged to have been fraudulently spent on retired General Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Adamawa State amongst other allegations. According to an insider, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Adamawa State have given the state House of Assembly a nod to continue with the impeachment process on Governor Nyako and his deputy, Ngilari, instructing the lawmakers to ensure that Nyako is impeached. Nyako, Ngilari had failed to appear before the panel constituted to investigate the allegations against them following an earlier noticed served the executives by the assembly members. Reports had it that the arrogance by the Governor and deputy for ignoring the panel did not only fastback the decision reached but some chieftains of the governors party, All Progressives Congress in the state are in support of his ouster. The house of assembly members had claimed that the N120 million was diverted to sponsor a fictitious visit of Buhari to the state to commiserate with victims of insurgency in Madagali and Michika LGA. The house according to media reports dropped allegation that Nyako fraudulently awarded a contract of over N8 billion through SNECOU Group of Companies Ltd, a company linked to one of the governor’s wives to siphon public funds without delivering any services to the people. But members insists that the dropping of some of the allegations would not save the governor if any of the subsisting allegations are proven as the governor would be guilty of breaching section 188 of the Constitution.

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