- Odefa Obasi Odefa, the deputy speaker of Ebonyi state house of assembly, is currently battling to save his position
- The deputy speaker had recently raised the alarm recently that there was a plot to illegally remove him from office
- According to a source, the House leadership had gathered signatures of over 15 lawmakers for impeachment
There is likelihood that the deputy speaker of Ebonyi state house of assembly may be impeached by the Assembly.
As a result of the possible impeachment of Odefa Obasi Odefa, security has been tightened at the Ebonyi Assembly as the House prepares to sit on Monday, February 21, The Nation reports.
Odefa raised the alarm recently, claiming that there was a plot to illegally remove him from office. He alleged that the plot is due to his decision not to defect to the All Progressive Congress(APC).
A source claimed that the House leadership had gathered signatures of over 15 lawmakers for impeachment.
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Umahi calls for reactivation of Ajaokuta steel plant, reveals how it will benefit Nigeria
Meanwhile, Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi state, on Friday, February 18, called for the resuscitating of the Ajaokuta Steel Company project.
He made the appeal when he received the minister for mines and steel development, Architect Olamilekan Adegbite at the Government House, in Abakaliki.
The governor in a statement issued by Francis Nwaze, the special assistant and made available to Legit.ng appealed to the minister to strive to revive the Ajaokuta Steel plant under his ministry for economic diversification of the country.
Speaking during a dinner with the minister and his team, Umahi applauded Adegbite for professionalism in the discharge of his duties.
He commended him for spearheading the siting of some frontline projects of the Ministry in Ebonyi State and assured of continued partnership for the overall development of Ebonyi state and Nigeria at large.
Action governor: Umahi reacts to building 23 flyovers in less than 7 years
Legit.ng previously reported that Umahi reacted to his administration building more than 10 flyovers bridges in the past 6 years.
Umahi made the disclosure in response to an enquiry confirming he constructed a total of 23 flyovers in Ebonyi state as some are of the opinion that it is generally difficult to complete such an infrastructure.
The governor's spokesman said these flyovers are just a part of many other infrastructural transformations that are ongoing in the state.