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BREAKING: Edo Assembly impeaches Deputy Speaker, Idiaye

Akwa Ibom APC State Chairman, Ini Okopido, Is Dead

The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday, August 5, has impeached the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Yekini Idiaye, Newsflash247 reports.

Mr Idiaye was impeached on Wednesday during a plenary session of the Assembly in Benin City.

Newsflash247 had earlier reported that Hon Yekini Idiaye and four other lawmakers have declared their support for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

The lawmakers are among the 10 that were inaugurated in July 2019 while 14 others remain yet to be inaugurated.

According to the lawmakers, their decision is to remain in the APC on whose platform they were elected.

NEWS: Akwa Ibom APC State Chairman, Ini Okopido, Is Dead

They insist on not joining the state governor, Godwin Obaseki in his new party, the PDP.

The lawmakers also alleged that the state executive led by governor Obaseki has made the legislature irrelevant and unable to perform its functions as enshrined in the constitution.

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Uche Emmanuel

Uche Emmanuel is a seasoned editor and reporter. He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State. He studied Psychology. A blogger for the past 5 years.

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