- The Edo state House of Assembly says some allegations against the deputy speaker is capable of bringing the House to disrepute
- Speaker, Kabiru Adjoto, tells the committee investigating the allegations that it has up to June 27, to submit its report
- PDP sends congratulatory message to Adams Oshiomhole on APC national chairmanship victory
The Edo state House of Assembly on Monday, June 25, constituted a five-man ad hoc committee to investigate allegations of breach of legislative powers against the deputy speaker, Victor Edoror.
The speaker, Kabiru Adjoto, who constituted the committee at plenary, said the deputy speaker was being accused of divulging official secret to the public, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Adjoto explained that the obvious thing to do was to investigate the allegations, saying that they were weighty and capable of bringing the house to disrepute.
He named members of the committee to include Nosayaba Okunbor, (APC Orhionmwon East) who would serve as the Chairman, Victor Asein, (APC Owan West), Osaigbovo Iyoha, (APC Orhionmwon Oredo east).
Others are Festus Edughele, (APC Esan south east) and Patrick Iruobe, member representing PDP Esan north east 1.
According to the speaker, the committee has up to June 27, to submit its report.
Meanwhile, the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has wished Comrade Adams Oshiomhole well for emerging as the new national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Channels TV reports that Secondus, in a statement signed by his media adviser, Nike Abonyi, on Monday, June 25, congratulated Oshiomhole for his new position.
The party chieftain said the opposition was ready to provide a robust and constructive criticism on the ruling party.
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