Edo Speaker, Deputy Impeached

By Roundoffnews

The political crisis in Edo State has taken a new dimension as the 14 lawmakers whose seats were earlier declared vacant were sworn in.

The lawmakers were sworn in at a private location.

Report says the lawmakers joined with three others loyal to Ize Iyamu of APC claimed to have impeached the speaker of the house, Francis Okiye and his deputy, Roland Asoro.

Subsequently, the lawmakers elected Victor Edoror as new speaker and Emmanuel Agbaje as Deputy speaker.