Lawmakers in the Imo State House of Assembly have impeached the Speaker, Paul Emeziem.
He was impeached on Monday during a plenary session at the State House of Assembly in Owerri the Imo state capital by 19 lawmakers
The 19 lawmakers out of the total 27 lawmakers signed a letter which was read on the floor of the house.
According to the lawmakers, the Speaker was impeached on allegations of gross misconduct, forgery, abuse of office, and high-handedness.
Meanwhile, the member representing Obowo State constituency Kennedy Ibe has emerged as the new Speaker of the House.
More to follow…