Ondo Assembly Crisis: Deputy Speaker Impeached

Ondo Assembly Crisis: Deputy Speaker Impeached

Ondo State House of Assembly has impeached Deputy Speaker.


News Rain Nigeria reports that the Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday, 23, November 2020, during its plenary impeached the Deputy Speaker of the House.

The Impeached Deputy Speaker, Hon. Iroju Ogundeji, who represented Odigbo Constituency 2 at the State Assembly,  was relieved of his duty, following the House members’ resolutions that were led by the Speaker of the House, RT. Hon. Bamidele Oloyelogun.


Ondo Assembly Crisis: Deputy Speaker Impeached

Hon. Iroju Ogundeji has, however, been replaced with immediate effect by
Hon. Samuel Aderoboye, who happens to be a former Deputy Speaker of the same House of Assembly during the Adefarati led administration.

The newly reinstated Deputy Speaker is from Odigbo Constituency 2 while the Impeached Deputy Speaker, Iroju is from Odigbo Constituency 1.

News Rain Nigeria gathered that Hon. Iroju was impeached on the ground of gross misconduct which has brought disrepute to the State House of Assembly.

It was also gathered that twenty lawmakers signed the impeachment.

Following the reconstitution of the House, Hon. Tomide Akinribido has been removed as the minority leader and replaced by Hon. Festus Akingbaso from PDP while Hon. Ogunmolasuyi is the new majority leader.

Hon. Taofeek Oladele is now the new chief whip in replacement of Adeyemi Olayemi.

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