EKITI ASSEMBLY IMPEACHES DEPUTY SPEAKER

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Ekiti State House of Assembly, on Thursday, impeached its deputy speaker, Segun Adewumi, who represents Ekiti West Constituency 1, on floor of gross misconduct and insubordination.

The Chairman, House Committee on Business, Gboyega Aribisagan, beneath Matters of Public Importance, moved for the impeachment which was seconded by Sunday Akinniyi (Ikere-Ekiti 11) at plenary on Thursday.

The Speaker, Adeniran Alagbada, instantly swore-in Posi Omodara (Irepodun/Ifelodun) as the brand new deputy speaker after the duo of Olarewaju Olayanju and Cecilia Dada had nominated and seconded his nomination respectively.
Other enterprise of the day embody the passage of 2019 N129.9 billion Appropriation Bill by the home.

The lawmakers unanimously handed the invoice following the adoption of the report of home Committee on Finance and Appropriation introduced by the chairman Badejo Anifowose.

The Speaker assured the state residents that the funds, if ultimately assented to by the governor, would restore hope within the society.

“I can assure the people of the state that the governor means well for the state and he is ready to bring hope,” he stated.

He thanked the governor for making ready a workable appropriation, inside the shortest interval his keep in workplace.

NAN additionally studies that the speaker additionally arrange an Ad hoc committee, headed by Sunday Akinniyi, for the consideration of some members suspended by the home.

The home later adjourned plenary to Tuesday, January 22.

(NAN)

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