NLNG Corporate Caring banner First bank SME Connect Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Kabiru Ajoto is Edo Assembly’s new Speaker

By News Express on 14/08/2017

Gmail icon

Views: 1,049

•Edo Assembly’s new Speaker Kabiru Ajoto
•Edo Assembly’s new Speaker Kabiru Ajoto

Lawmakers at the Edo State House of Assembly have elected Honourable Kabiru Ajoto, as the new speaker of the Assembly.

The lawmakers elected Honourable Ajoto on Monday at the Assembly complex in Benin City, following the impeachment of the former speaker, Justin Okonoboh.

Sixteen lawmakers initially met and decided to file an impeachment notice on the impeached speaker while three others joined them to increase the number to 19.

One of the allegations levelled against Honourable Okonoboh by the lawmakers was the fact that he shut down the House to attend his son’s graduation in the United States.

In his address shortly after he was sworn in, Honourable Ajoto told reporters that the impeachment exercise followed due process.

Ajoto, who also accused Okonoboh of running the House like a private enterprise, explained that it was normal to change the leadership if it was not performing.

He alleged that the former speaker had been adjourning the sitting of the House and awarding contracts without due process despite several cautions.

The new speaker also claimed that Okonoboh’s wife uses her husband’s official vehicle and also tried to influence the decisions of the House.

Meanwhile, the former speaker said that his impeachment was illegal and ordered the suspension of those involved in the exercise. (Channels TV)

Source News Express

Posted 14/08/2017 9:19:24 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
EFCC arraigns lady for alleged 132,000 Euro internet...

Breaking: Jailbreak in Kogi

UEFA Champions League: Chelsea top group; Arsenal, Dynamo,...

APGA crisis: Maxi Okwu dismisses Fed High Court...

Weatherman predicts isolated thunderstorms and rains today

How I was raped by a tenant —...

Atiku better than Buhari by far — Obasanjo...

Plateau Massacre: We don’t believe in reprisal attacks...

Burkina Faso freezes failed coup leaders’ assets

20 Years after Abacha: Lest we forget

Female NYSC member docked for trespassing in Abuja...

'INEC is not prepared', Moghalu says after failure...

 

Latest News IGP redeploys seven Police Commissioners •The affected states and their new CPs Only digital revolution will save Nigeria — Obi •Challenges Nigerian youth Boko Haram, collaborators hibernating in FCT, other cities ― Report Army releases emergency numbers for ‘Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1’ Bayelsa guber: Court grants APC stay of execution ― Sylva El-Rufai kneels, begs Kogi people to forgive Governor Bello Re-opening of borders: Nigeria, Benin, Niger set up committee ‘Multiple victims’ confirmed in school shooting near Los Angeles Bayelsa/Kogi: Buhari tasks INEC, security officials on good conduct Kogi/Bayelsa polls: Police ban orderlies to governors, politicians, vehicles without number plates Kidnapped Appeal Court Judge regains freedom Facebook takes down billions of fake accounts

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (562,139 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (452,015 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (401,021 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (335,177 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (303,349 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (280,224 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (258,627 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (256,772 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (238,260 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (224,605 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (201,221 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (197,977 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (108) Business & Economy (4,569) Business Verdict (86) Columnists (1,143) Complaints & Requests (97) Enterprise & Opportunities (219) Entertainment (703) Features (844) Global Business Monitor (493) ICT Monitor (67) International (4,204) Interview (211) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (176) Maggie's Blog (481) News (53,948) Opinion (1,418) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,722) Religion (1,118) Sports (2,224) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera