The deputy governor of Taraba State Alhaji Sani Abubaka Danladi yesterday confirmed that he received an impeachment notice from the state House of Assembly, stating that he is working round the clock to reply the allegations leveled against him by the house.
Sani Abubaka who stated this during a brief telephone interview with our correspondent in Jalingo, the state capital, said since the house gave him 14 days to reply on the said allegations, “I will make public comment only after I might have submitted my reply.”
Nineteen out of twenty three members of Taraba State House of Assembly had on Tuesday, September 4 2012, signed and served an impeachment notice to the state deputy governor.
The motion for the impeachment on the deputy governor was moved by the deputy speaker and member representing Mbamga Constituency, Hon. Peter Abel Diah, while the chief whip and member representing Yoro Constituency, Hon. Muhamed Gwampo, seconded the motion at the floor of the state assembly.
The impeachment notice which was laid on the house table by the house majority leader and member representing Karim Lamido 1, Hon. Chares Maijankai, had accused the deputy governor of sitting of MDG ICT Center which was meant for the public consumption in his private school, Yagai Academy.
The notice also accused Sani Bubakar of sinking of MDG motorized bole hole in the same Yagai Academy while the house noticed that the Yagai Academy is a profit making initiative by the deputy governor and facilities cited therein were not opened to members of the public for free.
Other allegations leveled against the state deputy governor include the sitting of solar energy street light which was the deputy governor diverted from the state government project, the use of his office [office of the state deputy governor] to acquire large land in Jalingo, the state capital to build Yagai Academy.