Breaking: Confusion as Ekiti Assembly speaker is reportedly impeached

Breaking: Confusion as Ekiti Assembly speaker is reportedly impeached

The speaker of the Ekiti state House of Assembly, Kola Oluwawole, has been reportedly impeached.

According to The Punch, he was impeached in the early morning of Thursday, October 11, in a move allegedly spearheaded by the three All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in connivance with some aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House.

Meanwhile, the outgoing governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has asked workers in the state to collect their outstanding four months’ salaries from the incoming governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi.

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Fayose gave the directive on Wednesday, October 10, while inaugurating a new school he built in Afao-Ekiti.

The the governor said that the federal government had withheld the funds he could have used to offset the backlog of salaries, ahead of Fayemi’s resumption.

He said: “With all these legacy projects, I didn’t borrow any dime. I do not owe any debt. If they say I owe, they should show evidence of the transaction.

“Besides, no governor can borrow without the knowledge of the Ministry of Finance and the Debt Management Office.”

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Fayose urged his successor not to abandon any of his legacy projects, including the school. previously reported that the governor-elect of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, had however promised to clear the backlog of salaries owed state workers by Governor Fayose.

Fayemi said the salary arrears would be paid within six months of his assuming office.

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