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BREAKING: Imo Assembly Speaker, Chiji Collins impeached

By Adejayan
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The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Chiji Collins, has been impeached over financial impropriety, high handedness, and gross misconduct

Collins was removed from office by the lawmakers on Friday during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital.

It was learnt that the

former speaker’s impeachment was backed by a move which was supported by 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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Adejayan

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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