Breaking! Imo Assembly Impeaches Speaker

The Imo State House of Assembly has impeached Chiji Collins as its Speaker following the motion for his impeachment supported by 19 out of the 27 members.

The lawmakers immediately elected Paul Emeziem, member representing Onuimo Local Government Area as the new Speaker of the House.

Collins was removed from office by the lawmakers on Friday during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital.

He was impeached over allegations of financial impropriety, high handedness, and gross misconduct, among others.

More details later…

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