The speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Mr Peter Azi has been impeached and replaced by Joshua Izang Madaki, a legal practitioner, during Wednesday’s plenary in Jos, the state capital.
Peter Azi was impeached by 17 out of the 24-member parliament dominated by the All Progressives Congress.
Also removed was the Majority Leader, Henry Yunkwap, representing Shendam constituency, who was also replaced by Hon. Nanlong, of Mikang constituency.
The newly elected speaker represents Jos East constituency while the majority leader is the lawmakers representing Mikang.