Speaker Francis Okiye

Speaker Francis Okiye


Members of the Edo House of Assembly have impeached the Speaker, Francis Okiye.


According to Punch, his removal followed a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Henry Okhurobo, that Okiye be removed over allegations of high-handedness.


His impeachment letter was signed by nine out of the 10 members who were present during a brief sitting on Monday.


The House immediately swore in Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West State Constituency, as the new Speaker.


Details later…



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