Kogi Speaker Resigns

fmr. Kogi SpeakerThe Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Ahmed Iman, has resigned, a day after the lawmakers postponed their sitting as crisis rocked the Assembly.

The Clerk of the Assembly read the resignation letter to lawmakers.

The Kogi lawmakers had on Wednesday postponed sitting till further notice after a crisis erupted on Tuesday over an alleged plan to remove the majority leader of the House, Matthew Kolawole.

Kolawole is said to be a staunch supporter of the state Governor, Mr Yahaya Bello.

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