Ondo House of Assembly Speaker, Deputy Impeached

Jumoke Akindele

According to Daily Post, the Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Jumoke Akindele and her deputy, Honourable Fatai Olotu have been reportedly  impeached. The assembly leaders were impeached by 18 lawmakers. The lawmakers are said to have elected Honourable Iroju Ogundeji from Odigbo loca government as Speaker and Honourable Ayo Arowele from Owo local government as the deputy speaker.

It was reported that the impeachment procedure was carried out at one of the lawmakers’ quarters at about 10pm on Tuesday, March 8.

“I will talk to you later. The speaker has been impeached. But I can’t give you the whole gist. We will talk tomorrow”, an unnamed lawmaker told Daily Post.

No reason was however given for the impeachment of Akindele and Olotu.

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