The Deputy Speaker of Gombe State House of Assembly Hon. Shuaibu Haruna, has been impeached.
He was impeached on Tuesday and has since been replaced by the member representing Kwami West, Sidi Buba.
The motion to impeach the former deputy Speaker was moved by Adamu Pata, member representing Yamaltu East; and was seconded by the member representing Billiri West Tulfugut Kardi.
Twenty-one members out of the 24-member Gombe State House of Assembly supported the impeached of the embattled deputy speaker.
The new deputy speaker Sidi buba has since replaced the embattled former deputy speaker.
However reasons for impeaching the former deputy speaker was not stated, sources at the assembly complex who were seen discussing in groups speculated that the former deputy speaker attended the swearing in ceremony for commissioners, after it was agreed that all lawmakers should boycott all state functions of the executive.
Our correspondent also gathered that the embattled deputy speaker was more loyal to the governor than the leadership of the assembly.