Breaking! Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly resigns after suspension saga

Finally, the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Acho Ihim has resigned. Ihim resigned from his office as speaker of the House around 5:25pm on Tuesday, May 28th.

Also, the majority leader, Hon Lugard Osuji representing Owerri Municipal tendered their resignation letter.

Recall that the Deputy speaker of the House, Hon Ugonna Uzurigbo has already tendered his resignation letter earlier on May 16th following the alleged suspension of Speaker by members of the Assembly. Read that here.

This resignation might not be unconnected to the notice of suspension which had been allegedly handed to the speaker, which was signed by majority of house members.

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