Thursday, 28 March 2013

Breaking news: Imo Deputy Governor impeached

The Imo State House of Assembly has impeached the State’s Deputy Governor, Mr. Jude Agbaso.
According to reports,  23 out of the 26 members  of the Imo House of Assembly, Thursday, voted to impeach the Deputy Governor of the state, Mr Jude Agbaso.
With 23 affirmative votes from the legislators present, the House Majority Leader, Mr Adaku Ihuoma (representing Ahiazu Mbaise constituency), moved the motion for the impeachment.
The motion was seconded by Mr Pat Ekeji, the Minority Leader (Aboh Mbaise constituency).
The Speaker, Mr Benjamin Uwajumogu, confirmed the resolution in favour of the impeachment after its adoption.
Following the impeachment, the speaker read out a letter from Gov. Rochas Okorocha where he nominated the Chief of staff, Eze Madumere, to replace the deputy governor.
The legislators withdrew into a session to deliberate on the replacement.
More details soonest.

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