The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Francis Okiye, has been impeached, Page 36 learnt on Monday.
His removal followed a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Henry Okhurobo, that Hon. Okiye be removed as Speaker, over allegations of high-handedness.
Speaker Okiye’s impeachment letter was signed by 9 out of the 10 Members who were present during a brief sitting on Monday.
The House immediately swore-in Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West State Constituency, as the new Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly.
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