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Monday, 30 July 2018

BREAKING NEWS: Benue State House of Assembly Serves Benue Governor Impeachment Notice

Crisis in the State House of Assembly took a new turn on Monday as eight lawmakers served an impeachment notice on the governor.

The lawmakers, Adanyi Benjamin, Terhemba Chabo, Benjamin Nungwa, Bem Mngutyo, Adams Okloho, James Okefe and Nick Eworo were among members that moved for the governor’s impeachment.
The plot was coordinated by Terkimbi Ikyange who was removed as speaker of the Assembly last week.  The impeached Speaker of the House, Terkimbi Ikyange announced this after an emergency sitting of the Assembly today in Makurdi.

The House alleged the embezzlement of Local Government funds to the tune of 33 billion naira, purpoted cornering of State funds, citing the investigation of 22 billion naira at the EFCC and the rampant spending of State funds in search of party platforms to contest and other issues...

The House which accused the governor of gross underperformance without reasonable projects to commission,  announced the  suspension of 15 of its members saying the Honourable Members would not sit back to see the governor plunge the state into chaos.

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