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Gombe assembly impeaches deputy speaker

Gombe assembly impeaches deputy speaker
Written by Maritime First

…As Adamawa government sacks polytechnic staff***

Gombe State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed ‘vote of no confidence’ on Deputy Speaker, Shu’aibu Haruna of Kwami East, leading to his removal and replacement with Siddi Buba of Kwame West.

Adamu Pata, representing Yamaltu East, moved the motion and was seconded by Tulfugut Kardi, representing Billiri west.

Pata said he moved the motion based on section 92 sub section i and ii of 1999 constitution, as amended.

Also Sadam Bello, representing Funakaye, nominated Buba to replace the former Deputy, and was seconded by Mustapha Usman, representing Gombe South.

Speaker of the House, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, sworn-in the new Deputy by virtue of section 94 of 1999 constitution as amended.

Earlier,  the House had deliberated on two bills for the establishment of Contributory Health Management Agency and Hospitals’Management Board, submitted by Gov. Inuwa Yahaya.

Speaker of the House, Ibrahim, submitted the bills to committees on Health and Finance, and gave them one month to submit their report to the plenary.

The House adjourned sitting to Nov.19.

In the meantime, Adamawa government on Tuesday issued sack letters to some academic and non-academic staff of the state polytechnic, employed from the year 2017 to 2019.

Those affected are over 300.

A letter to those affected, signed by the Acting Registrar of the polytechnic, Mrs Rebecca Kinjir, stated that the action was in compliance with the recommendation of the Visitation Panel to the institution, set up by Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri.

The letter, with the tittle “Stand-Down of Appointment of Staff Employed Between 2017-2019” said those affected should handover all school properties in their possession.

“The Implementation Committee of the 2019 Visitation Panel to the polytechnic, set up by His Excellency,Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has approved the stand-down of your appointment.

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“By this letter, you are directed to handover all polytechnic materials to your Head of Department.

“The management wishes to thank you for the services you have rendered to the polytechnic during this period,” the letter said.

Gov. Fintiri’s administration had in a recent statement, accused the past administration of Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of last minutes illegal recruitment.

The administration had then constituted a visitation panel to all tertiary institutions in the state.

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