The Deputy Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon. Ahmed Muhammed has been impeached.
The lawmakers took the decision during an emergency sitting held at the Assembly Complex in Lokoja on Friday.
Ahmed Muhammed and three other principal officers were accused of gross misconduct and arbitrary use of office.
In a motion of urgent importance read by Hon. Enema Paul, member representing (Dekina/Okura) State Constituency, he said 17 lawmakers signed the impeachment of Hon. Ahmed Mohammed and the suspension of three other principal officers in the house.
The three principal officers removed from office and later suspended from the house are Bello Hassan Balogun (Majority Leader), Idris Ndako (Deputy Majority Leader), and Hon. Edoko Moses Ododo (Chief Whip).
The House has also announced Alfa Momoh Rabiu, a lawmaker representing Ankpa II, as the new Deputy Speaker.