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Kebbi Assembly suspends Hassan Umar for alleged unguarded utterances

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Kebbi Assembly suspends Hassan Umar for alleged unguarded utterances

The Kebbi State House of Assembly has made the decision to suspend Hassan Umar, the member representing Birnin Kebbi North Constituency, due to allegations of unguarded utterances.

This was contained in a press statement signed by the Clerk of the House, Suleiman Shamaki, and made available to journalists on Monday.

The statement highlighted that the suspension was enforced in response to Umar’s inappropriate remarks and his role in instigating fellow members against the leadership of the assembly.

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It read, “I Suleiman Shamaki, the Clerk of Kebbi State House of Assembly, has been directed to inform the general public that the assembly, its Executive Session held on Friday, April 12, 2024, unanimously resolved and suspended Hassan Umar, member representing Birnin Kebbi North constituency, as a result of his unguarded utterances .”

It further listed the lawmaker’s other offences to include, “Instigation of some members against the leadership of the House and causing disharmony between the Executive and the legislature in the House.”

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