APC Lawmakers Serve Fayose Notice Of Impeachment

The lawmakers who fled the state since November 2014 after the purported impeachment of the Speaker, Hon Adewale Omirin, staged a come back on Wednesday after INEC has pronounced Buhari ,the president-elect of the country, stormed the assembly and hurriedly held a prayer session in the Assembly on Wednesday.

The invasion of the House came as the 7 PDP lawmakers led by a factional Speaker Hon Dele Olugbemi were holding a plenary session in the House

When it was apparent that the face -off between the APC and PDP lawmakers could lead to the breaking down of law and order, the state police Commissioner, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu ordered his men to seal -off the House

According to the letter said to have been sent to the governor by the APC lawmakers titled Re: Notice of Allegations of Gross Misconduct , eight impeachable allegations have been levied against the governor.

‪These include, invasion of the House of Assembly with thugs and miscreants, instigating unconstitutional take over of the House by seven legislators to sit in contravention of Section 96(2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, prevention of the nineteen APC legislative members from performing legislative duties with the use of security agents and armed thugs and sponsoring an unlawful impeachment process in the house.

Adewale Omirin

‪Other allegations listed in the notice are spending Ekiti State funds without the requisite constitutional approval in contravention of the constitution, running the government of Ekiti State without legally constituted Executive Council in contravention of Section 192(2) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, operating an illegal 2014 Budget as well as sponsoring and instigating illegal sitting of the House in contravention of Section 96(1) of the Constitution.

The lawmakers have given the governor seven days notice to respond to the allegations

In a swift reaction, the governor has condemned the lawmakers accusing them of acting like jesters

Fayose who said he read the notice of the impeachment like any other person through the online, noted that Adewale Omirin had seized being a speaker of the House

 

Author: News Editor

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