Edo Assembly Crisis: Deputy speaker impeached, replaced by Victor Edoror

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The crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly wore a new face, Wednesday, after the suspended Deputy Speaker of the House, Mr. Festus Ebea was impeached.

Mr. Ebea was replaced as deputy speaker by the member representing Esan Central constituency, Mr. Victor Edoror who was sworn in on Wednesday.

Hon. Victor Edoror, took his oath of office as the new Deputy Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, with him is the Speaker, Rt. Hon Uyi Igbe, following the impeachment of Hon Festus Ebea at a sitting held at the old Assembly Chambers, Benin City, Wednesday.

The impeachment according to reports, came after the House relocated to the old Exco Chamber at the state Government House.

The motion for the impeachment of the suspended Deputy Speaker was moved by Folly Ogedengbe, member representing Owan East constituency, and was seconded by Patrick Aisoweren, Orhionmwon I constituency.