Nasarawa Assembly  Fracas: APC Caucus At National Assembly Wades Into Crisis

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Rabiu Omaku

The intervention of the caucus of the ruling All Progressives Congress at the national Assembly from all indication may be the last solution to the lingering internal wrangling that divided the Nasarawa state House of Assembly.

The interference of the members from the APC fulcrum was meant to tackle the ensued lacuna that divided the House of Assembly apart, an insider maintained that the meeting scheduled to take place at the national Assembly premises may yield fruitful result.

The impasse has portray the lawmakers in bad light following the free for all that rocked the red chamber, the division has done more harm than good to members of all divide including the G6 lawmakers that are enjoying the sympathy of the general public following absence of allowances and half salary.

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To add more salt on unhealed wounds, the Assembly directed all the G6 members to return all their official vehicle to the Assembly, the members also called on the attention of the estranged lawmakers to stop parading themselves as lawmakers.

The Assembly was factionalized into four groups, the first had the highest number of lawmaker knows as pro-Al-Makura group led by the speaker, Ibrahim Balarabe of the APC and his Deputy, Godiya Akwashiki of the PDP, the group was also made up of majority of APC and the five (5) members of the opposition party, the PDP which made up of Hon.Muluku (PDP) Hon.Mbucho (PDP)Hon.Alkali (PDP) Hon Godiya Akwashiki (PDP) and Hon.Okpede (PDP) .

While the second group consist of the six lawmakers (G6) which are all card carrying members of the ruling APC, whom are Hon.Barrister Malla (APC) Hon.Musa (APC) Hon Kassim(APC) Hon.Sodangi  (APC) Hon.Barrister Kana (APC) Hon.Okpokwu (APC) .

The third group consist of one member and a poll-out of G7 ,Hon Akoza (APC) he pulled out from the G6 before the press briefing that led to their indefinite suspension, in spite of his withdrawer from the group labeled as the progressive group he was stripped of his portfolio ,Deputy Whip.

The fourth group was the neutral group with a single member, Hon Moskolo (APC) is no longer news that he did participate in the fracas of the Assembly, his exclusion from the melee may not be unconnected to his failure to be elected as the speaker of the House of Assembly even with a House order given a second timer the privileged to lead the House.

The twist of event, an insider averred that Moskolo supposed to be the beneficiary to the House order but was flouted by the fifth Assembly, it was gathered that Moskolo is still nursing his defeat following the resolution of the new

“As a House that is determined to ensure that all the 24 constituencies that constitute the state legislature are properly represented, steps are already being taken to ensure a definitive resolution of the misunderstanding “.

All effort to speak with the chairman House committee on Information, Hon.Daniel Ogazi proved abortive as he did not response to calls.


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