Rt. Hon. Francis Okiye, Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, has been impeached by by 9 out of 10 members of the Assembly.
Okoye’s removal followed a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Henry Okhurobo, that Okiye be removed over allegations of high-handedness.
He was immediately replaced by Hon. Marcus Onobun, who is now the new Speaker of the State Assembly.