Breaking: Imo Assembly Speaker, Chiji Collins, Impeached

The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Chiji Collins, has been impeached following a motion supported by 19 out of the 27 members of the House.

The Imo lawmakers removed Collins during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, on Friday.

The motion for the former speaker’s impeachment was hinged on allegations of financial impropriety, high handedness, gross misconduct, among others.

Immediately after his impeachment, Paul Emeziem from Onuimo Local Government Area was elected as the new Speaker of the House.

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