Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Francis Okiye has been impeached by members of the Assembly.
Okiye was impeached by 9 out of 10 members present at the Assembly complex on Monday.
His removal followed a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Henry Okhurobo, that Okiye be removed over allegations of high-handedness.
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The lawmakers also elected Hon. Marcus Onobun representing Esan West State Constituency as the new Speaker of the Assembly.