Politics Impeachment: Jonathan hasn’t asked Nasarawa lawmakers to drop action— Iliya -Vanguard



Contrary to belief in some quarters that last week’s meeting of President Goodluck Jonathan with the Speaker and four other members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly resolved to drop the ongoing impeachment against the state governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, the meeting was only aimed at giving the president progress report of the impeachment.

Vanguard gathered that Jonathan convened the meeting to hear from the lawmakers following outcry by the All Progressives Congress, APC, faithful and the attendant street protests by the governor’s loyalists that the 20 legislators that signed the impeachment notice were being pushed by the leadership of the state’s opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to oust the governor because of his party affiliation.

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, had himself, earlier in the week met with the president, ostensibly to intervene in the impeachment threat against him by the legislators.

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SOURCE: #Vanguard

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