Ekiti State House of Assembly impeach Hon Kola Oluwawole, Sina Animasun
The speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly Hon Kola Oluwawole and his deputy Mr Sina Animasun have been impeached.
Both were impeached this afternoon by 14 members of the house. Subsequently Mr Adeniran Alagbada representing Ise constituency becomes the new speaker and Segundo Adewunmi his deputy.
According to a statement by Special Assistant on Media, to Hon Kola Oluwawole, Stephen Gbadamosi, Oluwawole said those who carried out the illegality were provided police cover and they prevented other members and even staff of the House from gaining entrance into the complex.
Some members of the house members were also suspended. However the former Speaker Hon Kola Oluwawole, has described his purported impeachment today as a rape on democracy and as the lowest level of lawlessness and illegality. “I Reject illegal impeachment ex Speaker”, he’s reported to have said
Details are still sketchy as to the cause of impeachment.