By Ismail Auwal 

The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Paul Emeziem has been impeached.

Emeziem, was impeached during the House plenary session on Monday following several allegations of gross misconduct and abuse of office.

Rt. Hon. Kennedy Ibeh representing Obowo State Constituency in the state assembly has been elected Speaker by the members as the new speaker.

 The former Speaker was impeached following the unanimous decision by 9 lawmakers in a signed letter read on the floor of the house which accused the former Speaker of gross misconduct and abuse of office.

The development is coming 5 days after the lawmakers impeached the  deputy speaker, Mr Amarachi Iwuanyanwu

 

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