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BREAKING: Edo State House Of Assembly Impeaches Speaker, Francis Okiye, Announces Marcus Onobun As The New Speaker

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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