The Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly, Mr. Paul Emeziem has been impeached.
The impeached Speaker has been replaced with Hon. Kennedy Ibe. 19 out of the 27 lawmakers signed the impeachment papers.
This development comes barely two weeks after Lawmakers in the Plateau State House of Assembly impeached its Speaker, Abok Ayuba.
On November 2, members of the Imo State House of Assembly had impeached the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Amara Iwuanyanwu, during a plenary session on November 2, 2021.
Hon. Iwuayanwu has now been reinstated as the Deputy Speaker of the House.
The Impeachment of the speaker was done amidst tight security.
Credit: Politics Nigeria