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Kogi Assembly begins impeachment process of deputy governor

The Kogi State Assembly has commenced the impeachment process of deputy governor, Simon Achuba over his actions and utterances at the Channels and AIT television stations.

The members described the action as a gross misconduct against the administration of Yahaya Bello and the people of the state.
The impeachment process was sequel to a petition signed by 21 members of the house which was presented on the floor of the house by the majority leader, Abdullahi Bello representing Ajaokuta state constituency.
The petition also alleged that the committee of the Kogi state government set up to look into the Iyano crises in Ibaji local government, made some findings that indicted the deputy governor in relation to the escalation of the crisis.
The Speaker of the house has however directed that the petition should be transmitted to the deputy governor, giving him two weeks to reply, while investigation into the alleged misconduct begins.

Source: AIT

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