Kogi Assembly Begin Impeachment Process Against Dep. Gov

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Kogi state House of Assembly on Wednesday has
begun the process for the impeachment against the
state Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba.
The impeachment notice was read by the majority
leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC) as
a petition on the floor of the Assembly. The majority leader who affirmed that 21 out of the 25
lawmakers signed the petition said the allegations,
actions and utterances of the deputy governor
amounted to gross misconduct.
He cited Section 188 of 1999 Constitution and
thereafter prayed the House to commence investigation towards the impeachment move for the
deputy governor.
The Speaker Kogi Assembly, Kolawole Matthew
agreed to the prayers in the petition and asked the
petition be serves on the deputy governor for him to
respond to within the 14 days’ time frame of the law.

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