BENIN – The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Justin Okonoboh, has been impeached.

The new Speaker of the house is now Rt. Hon. Kabiru Adjoto (Akoko-Edo I), Deputy Speaker; Victor Edoror (Esan Central) and Asoro Roland (Orhionmwon II) as Majority Leader.

Although the reason behind the impeachment has not been made known, however, reports has it that there was pandemonium earlier in the House as the Speaker was stopped from presiding over the house.

The Speaker was seen to have driven out of the premises at around 11am, minutes after he was impeached.

Details later…