The Kano State House of Assembly has impeached its Majority Leader, Alhaji Labaran Abdul-Madari.
He was swiftly replaced with his Deputy, Alhaji Kabiru Hassan-Dashi.
The Nation reports that the removal of the Majority leader came followed a motion of urgent public importance presented by a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) representing Bunkure Constituency, Alhaji Muhammad Uba-Gurjiya.
The decision to remove the majority leader followed the acceptance of 23 out of the 28 APC members in the Chamber of 40 representatives.
The motion was immediately seconded by another APC member representing Bagwai/Shanono, Alhaji Ali Ibrahim-Shanono.
The eventual removal of the majority leader followed the adoption of the motion, in which the legislators unanimously adopted and called on the majority leader to step aside.