Nasarawa Assembly Asks Abdullahi Sule To Sack His SSG Over Alleged Corruption
Nasarawa House of Assembly has directed Governor Abdullahi Sule to immediately sack the Secretary to the State Government, Ahmed Aliyu Tijjani for allegedly exhibiting high level of corruption while serving as Commissioner for Education in the immediate past administration.
Tijjani , the Assembly alleged, embezzled N248.5m out of N1billion he collected in 2018 for renovation of public secondary schools across the state without the work being done as expected.
The motion for his removal was moved by Hon Mohammed Alkali (APC Lafia North) and seconded by Hon Mohammed Agah Muluku (APC Nasarawa Eggon East).
About 19 out of 22 members that attended the sitting supported the removal of the SSG.
But Majority Leader Hon Tanko Tunga (APC Awe north) and Hon Mohammed Ukpoku (APC Udege/Loko) opposed the motion.
Speaker Balarabe Abdullahi ruled in favour of the majority, directing the Governor to immediately sack the SSG from