The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended six of its members indefinitely over alleged misconduct during the proceedings of the house on Monday.

Deputy Speaker of the assembly, Mr Godiya Akwashiki (PDP-Nassarawa Eggon West), who presided at the sitting, announced the suspension of the members.

Akwashiki said, “13 lawmakers and me have voted in support of a motion moved for the suspension of the six lawmakers who misbehaved during our sitting on Monday.

 “They are Kassim Mohammed-Kassim (APC-Akwanga South), Murtala Sodangi(APC-Nasarawa Central), Mohammed Okpoku (APC-Udege/ Loko, Musa Ali(APC-Keffi East), Makpa Malla (APC-Wamba) and Abubakar Kana (APC-Kokona West).

“These lawmakers are suspended from the house indefinitely without salary and allowances over their misconduct,” he announced.

Majority Leader of the house, Mr Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North), had moved a motion for the suspension of the six lawmakers over misconduct and for corruption allegations they levelled against members of the house.

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