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Zulum: Assembly passes confidence vote, put to rest, impeachment speculation

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Borno State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on the governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, thereby putting to rest impeachment speculation.

An online media platform, not (CAPITAL POST) has reported that members of Borno State House of Assembly were perfecting plans to impeach the governor for gross misconduct.

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Reacting to the report, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Abdulkarim Lawan cleared the air after an emergency sitting on Friday, that nothing of sort was happening.

The Speaker said, the legislature was aware of the governor’s effort in the execution of projects across the State, the reason he maintained, compelled them to pass a vote of confidence.

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He described the story as totally false.

“The house has passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Babagana Zulum.

“Ordinarily, the house would not have responded to the malicious report, but we felt we should speak in order not to mislead members of the public into believing the story.

“This is especially considering the fragile security situation in our state and also the giant strides of Zulum’s administration in all sectors of the economy.

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“The fact is that we have very cordial and harmonious working relationship between all arms of government in the state,” he said.

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