Delta State House of Assembly has impeached its Speaker, Hon Monday Igbuya. He was impeached and replaced by the lawmaker representing Okpe constituency, Sheriff Oborevwori in Thursday morning session.
Igbuya’s impeachment was reportedly signed by 22 out of the 29 members of the house after which Oborevwori was sworn in as the new speaker.
Our correspondent gathered that the Deputy Speaker, Friday Osanebi presided at the assembly sitting where the former speaker, Igbuya, was impeached alongside the Majority Leader, Tim Owhofere.
Our correspondent reliably gathered that the sitting started about 7:06am which was against the usual 10am for sitting by the House, and was fully attended by members excluding the impeached principal officers who were absent.
The lawmakers also suspended the impeached speaker for three months while the former Majority Leader who has now been replaced by Johnson Erijo was however handed an indefinite suspension.
At the end of the sitting, the new Speaker and other members however proceeded to Government House to intimate the state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, of the changed in the house leadership.