BREAKING: Commotion Everywhere, As House Of Assembly Impeaches Top APC Deputy Governor, Today.||Anyigbaleft

The Kogi State House of Assembly, has impeached the embattled Deputy Governor of the State, Elder Simon Achuba.

His impeachment followed the submission earlier in the day, of the report of the Committee set up by the State Chief Judge, Justice Nadir Ajana, to investigate an allegation of gross misconduct against the former Deputy Governor.

 The Leader of the House, Hassan Bello Abdulahi, representing Ajaokuta State Constituency, who announced the decision of the House, said that Achuba stands impeached, after careful consideration of the report of the John Bayasea Committee, submitted earlier on Friday.

He said that the report was received, studied, and deliberated upon, and a unanimous decision was arrived at to impeach him, and “he therefore stands impeached”.

The 7-man Committee headed by John Bayeshea, submitted the report to the Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Mathew Kolawole, on Friday, in a brief ceremony, after which the House went into a closed-door session, where the report was considered and deliberated upon
The Committee was set up in August, following allegations of gross misconduct levelled against the Deputy Governor, when he accused the State Governor, Yahaya Bello, of withholding his salaries and imprests since 2017, an allegation denied by the State Government during hearing by the Committee.

The Director-General, Media and Publicity, to the Kogi State Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, also accused the embattled Deputy Governor of attempting to set the State on fire.

He said that the Deputy Governor’s interview on a national television, saying that the Governor was orchestrating violence, was an incitement against the Governor and Government of Kogi State.

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