Members of the Taraba State House of Assembly hours after receiving their official vehicles of SUV Land Cruiser Prado 2020 Model passed a vote of confidence on Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku and it’s Speaker, Hon. Joseph Albasu Kunini.
Assuring them of their unflinching support and loyalty, the members including the All Progressive Congress APC caucus of the Assembly said “no impeachment plan against the leadership of the assembly and the governor will succeed.”
It was exclusively reported last week a fresh Plot by some aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State House of Assembly with support of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to allegedly take over the leadership of Assembly.
None of the aggrieved members including Josiah John Aji Wukari 2; Takum 2 Mark Hussaini Bako ; Gambo Maikudi Bali1; Charles Maijankai Karim Lamido 1; and Abel Peter Diah, a former speaker from Mbamga constituency were present when the vote of confidence was passed. However some APC members attended the sitting.
The SUV Land Cruiser Prado 2020 Model is valued at cost of 36million each for the 24 members of the assembly, totaling N816Million.
The vote of confidence was sponsored by Hon. Habila T. Anderifun of Ussa; Hon. Tafarki Agbadu Eneme of Kurmi; Hon. Muhammed Gwampo of Yoro; Hon. Suleman Abas of Gassol 2 (with consent of the Minority caucus).
Presenting the motion on the floor of the house on behalf of his colleagues, Hon. Anderufu described the purported impeachment plan as a mere wish of the mischief makers Which will only end but a dream.
“The governor has been doing a great job in the state even with the present economic really, projects are still ongoing while others are been rolled out” he noted.
Hon. Timothy described the current speaker as one of the most transparent and prudent leader of the house since inception, an attribute than has spur them into passing the vote.
Hon. Tafarki on his part said”I will be the last person to sign any impeachment against the governor or the current speaker and leadership of the house” .
Gwampo, a former deputy speaker, said the House a better relationship under Albasu’s leadership.
“We enjoy and are better respected under your transparent leadership more than any other in the past” Hon. Gwampo
Speaking on behalf of other APC members, Hon. Suleman Abas (APC) said the APC members has resolved to support Albasu’s leadership and Governor Ishaku administration till it’s end.
“As the minority in this house we have confidence in you and the governor, we have sat and agreed to support you both till the end that’s why we felt the need to say it publicly by cosponsoring this motion.
Hon. Pius Sabo, representing Wukari 1 said his people are excited with the level of peace enjoyed in Wukkari and the southern Taraba, ‘they have mandated me and i hereby assure you and the governor of our unalloyed support.”