Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state on Tuesday announced the suspension of the planned inauguration of the 7th Nasarawa state assembly.
The governor attributed insecurity at the complex of the state assembly as the reason for the suspension.
Sule in a statement signed by the acting clerk of the house, Ibrahim Musa, said the suspension of the assembly inauguration was due to the security advice issued to him.
“The Acting Clerk, Nasarawa State House of Assembly Ibrahim Musa wish to inform all Hon. Members – elect and the General public that based on Security advice the scheduled inauguration of the first session of the 7th Assembly as directed by His Excellency the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State Engr. Abdullahi Sule is hereby postponed”.
“We regret any inconveniences this postponement may have caused” the statement said.
It would be recalled that several interest groups including the APC youths had earlier addressed press conferences to appealed to governor Sule to allow the state house of assembly to handle its affairs internally without external interference.