The speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Justin Okonoboh, has been impeached.
Okonoboh was impeached by lawmakers during Monday’s plenary in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Following his impeachment, lawmakers immediately elected Hon. Kabiru Ajoto as the new Speaker.
Recall Mr. Okonoboh’s predecessor, Victor Edoror, was impeached under similar circumstances in June 2016.