New Speaker Emerge As Edo House Of Assembly Members Impeach Speaker

The Edo State House of Assembly Speaker, Francis Okiye, has been removed from office. He was impeached by nine out of the 10 lawmakers on Monday. The new speaker, Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West constituency, was elected. Although Edo Assembly has 24 members, only 10 were controversially inaugurated by the governor last year. The inaugurated members include seven Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers and three All Progressives Congress (APC) legislators. The impeached speaker presided over his own impeachment. The latest development came just about a month to the swearing-in of…

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You’re only wasting your time trying to impeach me, Oluwo taunts kingmakers

-Adewale Adetoyese The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi has taunted some kingmakers in the town over a letter of removal, noting that those involved are wasting their time. In a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Alli Ibraheem, TellAfrica gathered that Oba Akanbi revealed that most of the kingmakers behind the letter calling for his removal as the Oluwo ‘were under duress stage managed by an over 40years serial contestant to the revered stool of Oluwo’. “We want to state it categorically that detractors who contested the stool…

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Ondo State: Chief Judge Rejects Probe Request By MHA Against Deputy Governor

The Ondo State Judiciary under the leadership of Oluwatoyin Akeredolu C.J, has rejected a request to set up a probe panel from the state’s House of Assemblyagainst the deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, over allegations of gross misconduct with an intent to impeach. The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun, had on Thursday written to the Chief Judge to set up a seven-man panel to investigate Mr. Alfred Ajayi, the Deputy Governor. A source in the office of the Chief Judge confirmed that the letter was rejected…

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Impeachment Notice: Why Some MHA Wants Ondo Deputy Governor’s Head

While 9 members of the Ondo State House of Assembly have recently dissociated themselves from the impeachment of Deputy Governor Alfred Agboola of Ondo State, other MHAs would not back down. Some of these MHAs are bent on the impeachment process on the account of alleged misconduct of the the Deputy Governor. The letter signed by 14 members of the Ondo State House of Assembly made seven allegations against the Deputy Governor The allegations are as follows; Gross Misconduct Abuse of office with action likely to bring down Ondo State…

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Ondo State: 9 House Of Assembly Members Dissociate Self From Deputy Governor’s Impeachment

Nine members of the Ondo State House of Assembly have dissociate themselves from an alleged plot to impeach the current Deputy Governor of the state, H.E Alfred Agboola Ajayi. This disclosure was made in a statement signed by the 9 MHA who stated that they have have made the decision based on person conviction. The letter addressed to the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Bamidele David Oleyelogun was intended to put other members of the house and the people of Ondo State on notice of their collective intent not…

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