EXECUTIVE Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government Council, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Ottos has been suspended by the Nasarawa State House of Assembly.
Speaker of the Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, on Monday, said Deputy Chairman, Karu Local Government Council, Lawal Yakubu Karshi was also suspended, disclosing that they were suspended for insubordination.
Abdullahi said, “The Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government Council is hereby suspended pending the investigation on his act of insubordination.
“The Deputy Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government is hereby directed to take over the affairs of the council on acting capacity with immediate effect.
“The Deputy Chairman, Karu Local Government Council should also proceed on suspension
“And the Commissioner of Police is hereby directed to provide adequate security cover to the acting Chairman of Nasarawa Local government Council as the investigation lasts.”
Motion for the suspension of the chairman was moved by Hon Mohammed Alkali and seconded by Hon Daniel Ogazi.
The Speaker also set up a 7-man committee to investigate the two affected local government officials and submit their report within three months.
“Members of the committee are Dr. Peter Akwe to serve as Chairman of the committee, Barrister Mohammed Alkali is the Deputy Chairman of the committee while other members of the committee are Hon Mohammed Omadefu, Hon Mohammed Agah Muluku, Hon Aliyu Dogara, Hon Danladi Jatau while the Deputy Clerk of the House Ibrahim Musa is the Secretary of the Committee,” the Speaker said.