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VIDEO: Kaduna State Lawmakers Exchange Blows As Deputy Speaker Impeached


It was a free for everyone in the Kaduna State House of Assembly on Thursday as members exchanged blows, fight dirty over the impeachment of the Deputy Speaker, Mr Mukhtar Hazo. Following Hazo’s impeachment during plenary, the lawmakers elected the member representing Kauru Constituency, Mr Isaac Auta, been the new deputy speaker

His impeachment notice was signed by 24 members of the assembly. Before he was aloof from office, there have been speculations of an alleged plot by seven members of the House led by the previous deputy speaker to impeach the Speak, Yusuf Zailani. However, lawmakers in support of the previous deputy speaker exchanged blows with other members within the process of trying to get rid of the mace of House after the impeachment.


In his reaction, the Speaker told Channels Television that the impeached deputy was the architect of his own misfortune

Zailani accused Hazo of conniving with other lawmakers to get rid of him because the speaker, claiming that the previous deputy speaker also committed other infractions that were against the rule of the House. Earlier, some policemen and other security operatives stormed the Assembly Complex over the plot to impeach the speaker who was elected into office on February 25.


Some lawmakers who weren't proud of his sort of leadership were said to possess perfected plans to impeach him during plenary. so as to forestall any breakdown of law and order, all entrances leading in and out of the complex were barricaded by the security personnel operatives.

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