Monday, October 22, 2018

Edo Deputy Speaker, Victor Edoror, Impeached

The Edo House of Assembly has impeached the Deputy Speaker, Victor Edoror, for corruption, misappropriation of funds and act capable of destabilising the House.

Edoror was also suspended for three months. Mr. Justin Okonobo, member representing APC Igueben constituency, was elected the new deputy Speaker.

Also suspended alongside the deputy Speaker for three months were Messrs Foly Ogedengbe, member representing APC Owan East; and Mr. Ganiyu Audu, member representing APC Etsako West 1 constituencies.

Messrs Ogedengbe and Audu were suspended for unruly behaviour. The impeachment followed a motion moved by the chief whip, Iyoha Osaigbovo, member representing APC Oredo East and seconded by Mr. Emmanuel Agbaje, member representing APC Akoko-Edo 11 constituency.