The Chairman Maradun local government council, Alhaji Ahmad Abubakar and his vice, Alhaji Shehu Muhammad Faru have being impeached for miscoduct and gross incompetence by 9 of the 10.serving councillors of the council.
addressing journalist at the end ofan emergency meeting of the council, the councillor representing Dosara/Birnin Kaya ward, Kabiru Muhammad Danwanti said the chairman and his vice are unable to discharge their duties as provided by 1999 constitution of the Federal republic of Nigeria as provided at fourth schedule and. section 22(2) of the local government law 2013.
“They commits an act of gross misconduct contrary to section 22(2)(b) of Zamfara state local government 2013 as interpreted by section 22 sub (4).
Danwanti who is the Speaker of the council alleged that due to self aggrandizement and self enrichment, the chairman since inception of his administration refuse to conduct council meetings contrary to local government law of Zamfara state section 28(1) that provides for meeting atleast once a month.
He also alleged that contracts were awarded, vouchers were raised and payment done by the sacked chairman without council’s resolution.
“Based on the forgoing, we the undersigned here pass impeachment resolution on the executive chairman, Hon. Ahmad Abubakar and his vice, Hon. Shehu Muhammad Faru of Maradun local government today 21st May, 2020,” he declared.
The councillors nominated the councillor representing Maradun South, Mohammed Sirajo Madugu as the new chairman of the local government area.
“Meanwhile, from today 21st May, 2020, we the honorable councillors have resolved and agreed that the councillor representing Maradun South Hon. Mohammed Sirajo Madugu shall serve and take over as the substantave Executive chairman, Maradun local government council pending the expiration of our tenure,” he said.