The Plateau state House of Assembly on Wednesday, July 11, impeached its Speaker, Peter Azi, New Telegraph reports.
The lawmakers thereafter elected Joshua Madaki as their new Speaker during the plenary session in Jos, the state capital.
NAIJ.com had previously reported that the Speaker of the Plateau state House of Assembly, Hon. Peter Azi, escaped impeachment when he reportedly "tried to evade a discussion on the issue of tenure extension or dissolution of the local government chairmen.”
The incident which happened on Thursday, June 28, at the plenary of the House failed to extend the tenure of the local government transition committee chairmen after it elapsed.
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