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Plateau APC youths hold rally in support of New speaker Hon Yakubu Sanda

By Golok Nanmwa , Jos 


Youths in their hundred , on Friday  staged a peaceful procession in support of the  new Speaker in Plateau state  Rt. Hon. Yakubu Sanda outside the state house of assembly .

The  procession is coming a day  after the former speaker of the state House of Assembly Abok Ayuba ,was impeached by 16 lawmakers of the  Plateau assembly.

 The  rally drew youths from the Seventeen Local government council of the state.


Speaking to newsmen at the occasion  , the leader of the group Saminu Maigoro, said the Youths of  the state are behind the new Speaker Hon  Sanda.

Maigoro who is also the Chairman of the All Progressive Congress APC Youths online ,called on the people of the state to unite and work with the new Speaker Hon Yakubu Sanda.

In his words " Legislative work must commence in the state assembly.

"I call for peace , the state is bigger than any individual , Plateau must always come first , he added.

" This rally was staged to express the support of the people   to the leadership of the new speaker Hon Sanda .

According to him, the turnout of youths  has proven that the people of Plateau are with the new Speaker Hon Sanda  .

Comrade Pius Tognanan , another Youth who spoke at the occasion said that Hon Abok is not the first speaker to be impeached by members of the state house of assembly.

In his words " What happened in the house of assembly was a legislative issue and Abok should respect and get use to it .

The Executive arm has nothing to do with the impeachment of Abok.

Tognan  said he is confident the New Speaker would act and ensure that  all pending bills which have suffered undue delays in the House during the former Speaker will receive  proper legislative action as the State needs to make progress and deliver the dividends of democracy to the electorate. 

Out correspondent reports that the Youths  carried placard with inscription, Plateau Youths stand with Hon Sanda ”, “We support Hon Sanda  to stay in office


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