Speaker Of Imo State House of Assembly, Chiji Collins Impeached

By The Nigeria Voice
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Chiji Collins

The Imo State House of Assembly Speaker, Chiji Collins has been impeached.

His impeachment followed allegations of financial impropriety, high handedness, and gross misconduct, among others.

The Speaker was impeached on Friday during plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital.

The motion for his impeachment was supported by 19 out of the 27 members of the House.

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