The Ekiti State chapter of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, has advised Governor Ayo Fayose against inaugurating lawmakers-elect before the expiration of the tenure of the current members of the House of Assembly.
The Ekiti CNPP, in a statement yesterday by its Director of Publicity, Ayo Adelabu, described such action as unlawful, unconstitutional and undemocratic.
The warning comes on the heels of a public service announcement on state media by the Clerk of the Assembly, Tola Esan, directing the lawmakers to remove their personal effects from the complex to pave way for “renovation”.
The opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, also said it has uncovered an alleged plan to inaugurate the lawmakers-elect on June 1, four days before the tenure of the lawmakers is expected to expire.
Mr. Adelabu described the alleged move as a rape of the constitution, warning Fayose to avoid committing an impeachable offence.
He, however, commended the governor for the peace meeting held with principal officers of the Assembly in Akure, Ondo State on Tuesday.
The CNPP advised Governor Fayose to respect the spirit and letters of the agreement reached at the meeting with the APC lawmakers.