Nasarawa Assembly suspends LG Chairman over insubordination

Nasarawa State House of Assembly Monday orders the suspension of Nasarawa Local government Council Chairman, Muhammed Sami Otto for alleged insubordination and disrespect to the state government.

Also suspended is the vice Chairman, Karu local government council, Lawal Yakubu Karshion account of disrespect to the constituted authorities. Announcing the suspension order during an emergency sitting in Lafia, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Ibrahim, Balarabe- Abdullahi said that for the chairman of Nasarawa LGC and Deputy Chairman, Karu Local government council to abandon their official duties to attend a court case of the former SSG, Alhaji Aliyu Tijani Ahmed amount to act of insubordination.

The suspension of the chairman and deputy Chairman followed a motion on public interest brought before the House by the Chairman, House Committee on Local Government, Barrister Mohammed Alkali bordering on activities of the affected council officials.

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