Imo Assembly sacks speaker Emeziem

Paul Emeziem impeached

Paul Emeziem impeached

By Ugonne Uzoma/Owerri

The Imo House of Assembly has impeached its Speaker, Mr Paul Emeziem (APC-Onuimo), at a special sitting.

Emeziem’s removal followed a resolution signed by 19 out of the 27 members of the house.

Meanwhile, Mr Kennedy Ibeh (APC- Obowo), a second term member of the state Assembly, has emerged the new speaker.

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The members, who conducted the special plenary under closed doors, hurriedly left the assembly premises thereafter.

The Deputy Speaker, Mr Amarachi Iwuanyanwu, was impeached on Nov. 2, following a resolution signed by 18 members.

*Apology: Our earlier report was incorrect.

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