- The impeached deputy governor of Imo state, Eze Madumere, has not visited his office since the state lawmakers purportedly removed him from office despite a court order
- Madumere insists he remains the deputy governor of the state
PDP describes calls for Saraki's resignation as is a big joke
Policemen attached to the Imo state government house in Owerri, on Thursday, August 2, unlocked the office of the impeached deputy governor of the state, Eze Madumere.
The Punch reports that the unlocking of Madumere’s office comes 24 hours after his office was locked by the police.
The newspaper, citing a journalist attached to the office of the impeached deputy governor, reports that the office was unlocked on Thursday evening.
There are reports that the impeached deputy governor has not visited his office since the state lawmakers purportedly removed him from office despite a court order.
Madumere has however reportedly insisted that he remains the deputy governor of the state.
His media aide said there was no proof from point of law to ascertain that the deputy governor had been impeached.
The deputy governor faulted his said impeachment which he said occurred hours after an Owerri High Court presided over by Justice Benjamin Iheaka gave an order stopping further proceedings on his impeachment until the matter was determined by the court.
In another report, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the call by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Senate president Bukola Saraki to resign as the leader of the Nigerian Senate as a joke.
Guardian reports that the spokesperson of PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Thursday, August 2, said that the call for Saraki's resignation was not only laughable but sickening.
Legit.ng gathered that the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomole, on Wednesday, August 1, said the right thing for the president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, is to vacate his seat after leaving the party to join the PDP.
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