Anambra State house of Assembly impaeach their speaker.

Members of the Anambra State House of Assembly have impeached their Speaker, Rita Mmaduagwu.
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According to reports, the lawmakers impeached Mmaduagwu during today’s plenary at the Assembly chamber in Awka, the state capital and consequently elected Ikem Uzoezie as the new speaker.
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The former speaker was impeached on the grounds of alleged incompetence, docility, financial impropriety and high-handedness. The lawmakers took the decision after the new speaker, Uzoezie who represents Aguata II Constituency moved the motion for impeachment while Onyebuchi Offor from Ekwusigo Constituency seconded the motion.
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About 22 members were in plenary and only three lawmakers kicked against the impeachment. The three members have also been suspended on allegations of gross misconduct.

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