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Edo Assembly speaker suspends 3 lawmakers

Boom RadioNG | May 6, 2024
Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Blessing Agbebaku

The Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Blessing Agbebaku, has announced the suspension of three lawmakers with immediate effect, over allegations of an impeachment plot to remove the speaker, and other Principal Officers Council of the house.

The three suspended lawmakers are Donald Okogbe representing Akoko-Edo 11, Bright Iyamu representing Orihonmwon South and Adeh  Isibor representing Esan North East 1.

This was during plenary at the assembly complex to where the speaker insisted that the three suspended members were being backed by some persons outside the assembly, to foment trouble, and remove the leadership of the house.

Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Blessing Agbebaku

Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Blessing Agbebaku

He also alleged that some persons brought native doctors into the assembly complex at midnight on May 1, 2024, to make some demonic incantations and dropped charms in the assembly complex.

In response, the three suspended lawmakers rejected the suspension stating the speaker did not have the right to unilaterally suspend any member (s) of the house. Saying  “You must call for votes. Allow members to vote on the matter,” the affected lawmakers shouted.

 

Dolupo Balogun

Written by Boom RadioNG

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