Kebbi assembly suspends member over ‘unguarded utterances’

Leah TwakiApril 16, 20241 min

Umar, member representing Birnin Kebbi North Constituency, has been suspended by the Kebbi State House of Assembly.

Kebbi State Assembly suspends member
Hon. Hassan Umar, member representing Birnin Kebbi North Constituency

Hon. Hassan Umar, the member representing Birnin Kebbi North Constituency, has been suspended by the Kebbi State House of Assembly for allegedly making unguarded utterances.

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

According to the statement, Umar’s suspension was as a result of unguarded utterances on his part, and instigation of some members against the leadership of the House.

Part of the statement 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.”

The statement also listed the other offences of the lawmaker including: “Instigation of some members against the leadership of the House and causing disharmony between the Executive and the legislature in the House”.

Leah Twaki

A Chemistry graduate, excels as a social media manager, digital journalist, and content creator with an interdisciplinary skills blend of science and communication.

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