Monday June 27, 2022 4:50 PM

Security beefed up at Ebonyi Assembly as house allegedly planning to impeach dep gov

Security has been beefed up at the Ebonyi Assembly as the House sits today.

The development heightened speculations that Deputy Speaker Odefa Obasi Odefa may be impeached by the Assembly.

Odefa raised the alarm on Saturday over a plot to illegally remove him from office.

He alleged that the plot is due to his decision not to defect to the All Progressive Congress(APC).

Odefa, the four-term lawmaker, who represents Onicha East State constituency, was elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP).

At the time of filing this report, lawmakers said to be loyal to the APC-led government in the State have gathered for Executive session preparatory to holding a plenary session.

A source claimed that the House leadership had gathered signatures of over 15 lawmakers for impeachment.

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