BREAKING: Ondo State Speaker, Deputy Impeached
Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Bamidele Oloyelogun, and his Deputy, Mr. Iroju Ogundeji, have been impeached.
According to Hon. Fatai Olotu, the duo was removed as a result of financial impropriety, incompetence and high handedness.
The Ondo state Speaker, Bamidele Oloyelogun & Deputy, Iroju Ogundeji of the house of assembly has been impeached. Both were impeached over gross misconduct.
The deputy speaker lroju Ogundeji was impeached earlier this year & later reinstated.
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— Ondo State APC (@Ondo_APC) November 9, 2018
Meanwhile, Hon. Olamide George has been sworn in as the new speaker of the house, after the impeachment of the former principal officers was endorsed by 18 members of the house.
In his inaugural speech, the new Speaker, Olumide George, said that the impeachment of the two leaders was aimed at correcting certain lapses in House, including misconduct, and not a witch-hunting of anyone.