Edo Speaker Francis Okiye has been impeached over alleged high-handedness.
The motion for Okiye’s impeachment was moved by Hon. Henry Okhuarobo (Ikpoba-Okha) and seconded by Hon. Emmanuel Okodowa (Esan North-East II) constituency.
Nine of the 10 Assembly members at the Plenary signed his impeachment letter.
Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West Constituency was immediately sworn in as the new Speaker.