Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Adamawa state Governor Nyako impeached
The report, which was read by the State Assembly Speaker Umaru Fintiri on the floor of the House, found the governor guilty of all the 16 allegations of gross misconduct. 18 out of the 24 members of the State Assembly signed a resolution removing the governor.
The House passed a motion that the Speaker, Umaru Fintiri, should be sworn in as the state’s acting governor.
The state Deputy Governor who was also investigated by the panel, had resigned his position earlier in the day in a letter he sent to the House of Assembly which was read by members and immediately approved.