By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
Zaria Local Government Legislative Council Speaker Hon. Hashimu Bako and Majority Leader Hon Akilu Abubakar have been impeached and new Speaker and Majority Leader have been elected.
The new Speaker is Hon Isma’ila Shu’aibu representing Tukur Tukur Ward and Hon. Aminu Sani Minister of Gyallesu Ward as Majority Leader.
Zaria Local Government Legislative Council has 13 members out of the number, seven endorsed the impeachment while five opposed and one member was absent.
The Legislative members have accused the impeached leaders of misappropriation of Council fund.
Lack of transparency.
Lack of Accountability.
Lack of leadership quality to pilot the affairs of the Legislative Council.
Speaking shortly after his election as the new Speaker, Hon. Ismail Shu’aibu promised to do his best in discharging his constitutional duty accordingly.
He promised to move the Local Government forward through good legislative.
An investigation on the aftermath of the impeachment revealed that since last year the leadership has failed to summoned a legislative Council sitting.