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The Political Storm That Moved Round Abuja Today Lands In Benue, As Assembly Impeaches Speaker

It was a full political day for Nigerians! And the political storm that started in Abuja this morning as early as 6:00am eventually rounded itself up in Benue. The Benue State House of Assembly has impeached Terkimbi Ikyange as its speaker.

Ikyange who is a member of APC, was impeached after a motion of no confidence was moved by Honourable Richard Ujege, who represents Konshisha state constituency. The move was backed by 21 members out of the 30-man Assembly.

The impeachment took place in the absence of the speaker but the clerk of the House was present at the plenary.

Meanwhile, shortly after, the assembly elected Titus Uba, the lawmaker representing Kyan state constituency as its new Speaker. A photo of the new speaker below...

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Posted By cheatmaster On 06:56 Tue, 24 Jul 2018

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