Ekiti assembly suspends PDP lawmaker for interrupting speaker

Ekiti assembly suspends PDP lawmaker for interrupting speaker

- A PDP lawmaker, Segun Adewumi, has been suspended for six weeks by the Ekiti state House of Assembly

- The lawmaker was alleged to have interrupted the speaker, Adeniran Alagbada, while the latter was presiding over the house at plenary

- According to the speaker, Adewumi during the period of his suspension would be prevented from participating in any plenary session

The former deputy speaker and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Segun Adewumi, who is representing Ekiti West constituency I has been suspended for six weeks by the Ekiti state House of Assembly for alleged legislative misconduct.

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He was alleged to have interruption the speaker, Adeniran Alagbada, while the latter was presiding over the House at the plenary.

The speaker consequently suspended him over the misconduct in accordance with Section 17 of the House Standing Order.

Adewumi during the period of his suspension would be prevented from participating in any plenary session, but could only be involved in off-plenary activities of the House, The Guardian reports.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, April 17, affirmed Governor Kayode Fayemi as the authentic winner of the 2018 governorship election held in Ekiti state.

The court affirmed that Fayemi’s victory in a suit filed by Chief Segun Oni, a chieftain of the All progressives Congress (APC), who contested against the governor during the party’s primaries.

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Source: Legit.ng

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