JUST IN: Edo Deputy Speaker Impeached

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The Edo State House of Assembly has impeached its Deputy Speaker, Hon. Yekini Idiaye.

Idiaye, who represents Akoko-Edo Constituency I, was impeached at a plenary session of the House in Benin City on Wednesday.

Details of the impeachment are sketchy as at press time.

However, the lawmaker was one of those allegedly bribed with N40 million each by former Governor Adams Oshiomhole to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu in the September 19 gubernatorial election.

He denied the allegation laid by Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu on Tuesday.

Details later…

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