The Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdulazeez Gafasa, on Monday, announced the suspension of five of it members for six months in connection with last week fracas in the house.
He announced the suspension of the members at the resumption of today’s sitting of the assembly, saying that the members were suspended for misconduct and violation of the rules of the house.
Members suspended include, Garba Yau Gwarmai representing Kunchi/Tsanyawa Constituency, Labaran Abdul Madari representing Warawa Constituency, Isyaku Ali Danja representing Gezawa Constituency, Mohammed Bello representing Rimingado/Tofa constituency and Salisu Ahmed Gwamgwazo representing Kano Municipal respectively.
“The five members were suspended for violating the rules of the House especially Order IV Sub 4A, B, D and E disrupted the sitting and prevented proceedings from going on.
According to him, “they behave violently and even attempted to snatch away the mace in a clear attempt to sabotage the sitting,” Gafasa said.
It would be recalled that last week Monday sitting of the House, some members attempted to disrupt the sitting when they sensed a move by the committee saddled with the responsibility to investigate Sanusi (then Emir) was about to submit it report and an attempt to recommend his dethronement, a situation leading to a free for all combat and that which forced the House to adjourn it sitting till today, Monday. (Tribune)