Niger state assembly’s first female House Leader impeached
The first female majority leader and the only female in the Niger State House of Assembly, Binta Mamman has been impeached.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the female lawmaker was impeached by members of the house of assembly during the plenary on Thursday December 24.
As at the time of filing this report, an official statement revealing why the former leader was impeached or the number and names of the lawmakers that supported the action against the female lawmaker is yet to be released by the house of assembly.
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the Niger State Government through a verification exercise carried out for its civil servants has uncovered how workers fraudulently paid themselves salaries above their level.
This was disclosed by the state’s head of service, Salamatu Abubakar on Thursday, September 11.
Abubakar said some of the fraudulent practices include an office messenger receiving the salary of a high court judge and a fake commissioner of agriculture getting salaries for the office for two years.
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