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BREAKING: Kano Assembly Speaker Impeached By Members Loyal To Kwankwaso

The Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Abdullahi Atta, has been impeached.

About 27 lawmakers on Monday morning signed the impeachment notice which was served to the now ex-Speaker upon his arrival at the House.

A new Speaker, Alhassan Rurum, has been sworn in.

The former Speaker is being accused of incompetence, corruption, and failure to carry other members of the Assembly along.

The Major Leader of the House has also been impeached and replaced with Bappa Babba, while Kabiru Hassan is the new Deputy Majority Leader and Abdulrahaman Madari as the Chief Whip.

Sources say majority of the House of Assembly members are loyal to the strong man of Kano politics, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, who was among those who dumped the APC for the PDP last week.