A member representing Pankshin North in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Philip Peter Dasun, has resigned as the Deputy Majority leader.
He announced his resignation during plenary on Tuesday.
Dasun, before his resignation, was the Chairman of the House Committee on Information.
He said his resignation had nothing to do with the alleged illegal impeachment of the Speaker, Ayuba Nuhu Abok.
He said he took a personal decision to become a floor member.
Still in Plateau, the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), has arrested 21 inmates who escaped from the Jos custodial centre when gunmen attacked the facility.
ASC Geofrey Longdiem, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Jos.
Longdiem said that the Service had in collaboration with other security agencies was working assiduously to arrest the remaining inmates.