Pro-Al-Makura Lawmaker Beaten To Stupor For Attempting To Escape With Mace By Rabiu Omaku,Lafia
A pro-Al-Makura lawmaker Tanko Tunga (APC) was beaten to stupor by the majority of PDP members in an attempt to escape with Assembly mace at yesterday’s sitting.
Tunga was whisk away from his aggrieved colleague who are hell bent to impeach the Governor over allege gross misconduct by the chief executive, The APC members described the action as illegitimate and aberration of the country’s constitution.
The Assembly which was on two month recess reconvene at the Assembly to effect the impeachment process of the Governor,The members with the help of security outfit rescue Tanko Tunga, As at the time of filling this report no reported case of casualty was recorded.
The majority of the PDP members sneak to the state through shendam Local Government a border community in Plateau state to continue with what an APC lawmaker described as hatchet job.
The House at it yesterday’s sitting directed the Chief Judge to Constitute a 7 Man Panel to investigate the 16 count charges leveled against the Governor.
The sitting was presided over by the speaker Ahmed Musa who directed the clerk of the Assembly to present the directive to the chief Judge, The House resolved that ex-Deputy Governor Onje Gye wado should serve as the chairman of the panel as well other sacked Permanent Secretaries by the incumbent regime.
The House directed the chief Judge to report back in seven days, The twenty members including four of the APC members attended the sitting which lasted for barely 20 minutes.
The lawmakers especially the most wanted on the list of miscreants sneak to the state through neighboring Shendam Local Government of Plateau. Their action may not be unconnected to the tension created in the state aftermath of the impeachment notice served the Governor.
The state Governor’s return to the seat of power was not made public, Umaru Al-Makura return from the Federal Capital Territory was still doubted by the populace, The Governor also sneak into the state without presence of convey and security outfits.
The shendam road Government House which is a cynosure for many was deserted; The gruesome situation in the seat of power arises from the impeachment plot against Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura.
The unabated political debacle has paralyzed business activities as markets were locked up at Akwanga,The home of the estranged Deputy Governor,Dameshi Luka,This was extended to Government offices which remain Sodom at the time our reporter visits the Deputy Governor’s office which is a busy place during working days.
The premises also housed the office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) as well housed Jamb office,Nisrea and women affairs, Our reporter can maintained that the few workers sited were busy discussing the ongoing brouhaha between the executive and legislative arm of Government.
The relocation of the Assembly members may not be unconnected to the impeachment notice served the Governor by the Nasarawa state House of Assembly on 16 count charges.
The fate of the Chief Judge hang on the balance as the PDP controlled House is at arm’s length to sacked the CJ who they said is subservient to the chief executive, It could be recalled that the state House of Assembly petitioned the chief Judge before the National Judicial Council.
The lawmakers accused the CJ for sabotaging the ongoing Local Government election petition Tribunal set up by the state Government to entertain complaints surrounding Local Government election in the state.