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| On 8 months ago

Ondo deputy gov, Ajayi drags Assembly to court over planned impeachment

By Adejayan Gbenga Gsong
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The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has dragged the House of Assembly to court over a planned impeachment proceeding against him by the lawmakers.

The suit which was instituted by Ajayi at an Abuja High Court to halt his impeachment process by the lawmakers of the state over his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

It was well confirmed that the decision is to halt plans by the assembly to begin his impeachment process for leaving the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Also included in the suit filed by Ajayi’s lawyer are Inspector General of Police, State Commissioner of Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and the Speaker of the Assembly, Mr David Oleyeloogun, as defendants.

The suit filed by Dr I. Olatoke SAN seeks to enforce the fundamental right of the deputy governor to retain his position having defected from APC to PDP.

Adejayan Gbenga Gsong

Adejayan is an award-winning Journalist and Opinion writer with varied experience in Nigeria. Mail me at AdejayanOluwagbenga@withinnigeria.com. See full profile on Within Nigeria's TEAM PAGE

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