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Drama As Imo Assembly Impeaches Speaker

Posted by Thandiubani on Mon 08th Nov, 2021 - tori.ng

It was learnt that Iwuanyanwu had stormed the Chambers with six lawmakers and some security personnel to impeach the Speaker.

Imo State House of Assembly
Imo State House of Assembly
 
The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Paul Emeziem has been impeached by some lawmakers on Monday.
 
It was gathered that the Speaker was removed by 19 of the 27 members of the Assembly and replaced with Hon. Kennedy Ibe.
 
The impeachment exercise, which was carried out amidst tight security,  was said to have been moved by the purported impeached Deputy Speaker, Amara Iwuanyanwu.
 
It was learnt that Iwuanyanwu had stormed the Chambers with six lawmakers and some security personnel to impeach the Speaker.
 
Recall that members of the Imo State House of Assembly had impeached the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Amara Iwuanyanwu, during the plenary on November 2, 2021.
 
It was gathered that Iwuanyanwu was impeached under tight security after a resolution for his removal was signed by 18 out of the 27 lawmakers.
 
Shortly after the resolution was submitted by the member representing Orlu state constituency, Hon. Ekene Nnodim, the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Paul Emezim, okayed the removal of his deputy.
 


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