The Edo State House of Assembly Speaker has been impeached by members of the Assembly.
Speaker Francis Okiye
Members of the Edo House of Assembly have impeached the Speaker, Francis Okiye.
According to Punch, his removal followed a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Henry Okhurobo, that Okiye be removed over allegations of high-handedness.
His impeachment letter was signed by nine 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.