Imo Assembly Speaker, Chiji Collins Impeached

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Lawmakers in the Imo State House of Assembly, on Friday impeached the Speaker of the house, Chiji Collins, over financial impropriety, high handedness, and gross misconduct.

It was reported that the speaker was removed from office during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital.

Further report had it that the removal of Collins had the support of 19 out of the 27 members of the House.

Following his impeachment, the lawmakers elected Mr Paul Emeziem from Onuimo Local Government Area as the new Speaker of the House.

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