In Kaduna State deputy speaker recall process commences

Processes that would paved way for the recall of Kaduna State Deputy Speaker, John Audu, has commenced, Pulse has gathered.

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State deputy speaker recall process commences

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Processes that would paved way for the recall of Kaduna State Deputy Speaker, John Audu, has commenced, Pulse has gathered.

The Deputy Speaker was earlier on Tuesday suspended by his Kwaturu Ward executive over what they described as 'incompetent' and anti-party activities.

Some of the Party Executive were reportedly arrested by the Deputy Speaker with the help of state machinery. The arrest of party executives in Kachia Local government of Kaduna State including the Youth leader, Jerry Ghandi has sparked protest from the people of the area who have commenced the Deputy Speaker's recall process.

Pulse exclusively obtained a letter addressed to the Resident Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Kaduna State and Resident Electoral Officer, Kachia Local Government of Kaduna State requesting them to provide a recall forms that will lead to removal of John Audu from the state House of Assembly as Member representing Kachia Constituency.

The letter signed by John Machu said "in pursuance to section 110A and B of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) which empowers mandate givers to recall their member of House of Assembly whose activities fall short of expectations and not a promise keeper; we write to request for forms; to initiate process to recall Hon. John Audu, Member of Kaduna State House of Assembly (KDSHA) representing Kachia Constituency."

The letter added: "Some of the reasons responsible for our intention is to invoke the recall clause bordered on insensitivity, lack of constant report of activities of the house to its constituency, failure on oversight functions and sundry behaviour unbefitting of a lawmaker."

"Since our intended action will stand the scrutiny of your body and intimately the entire mandate givers of Kachia Local Government Area who participated in the election that produced him, I beseech INEC to kindly give my application the consideration it deserved. This will not only promote good governance but sink deeper the pillar of democracy in our constituency, the state and Nigeria at large," the letter added.

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