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Politics of Monday, 12 October 2020


BREAKING: Edo Assembly impeaches speaker, Okiye

Francis Okiye, Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly has been impeached.

This follows a motion by majority Leader of the House that Okiye be removed over allegations of high-handedness.

His impeachment letter was signed by nine out of 10 members who were present during a brief sitting on Monday, Punch said.

The House immediately swore in Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West State Constituency, as the new Speaker.

Details later…

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