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Confusion will best describe the situation in Enugu State this Monday morning.  14 members of the House of Assembly, led by the Speaker, threaten to begin impeachment move against the state governor, Sullivan Chime.  Then, 9 members, led by the deputy speaker who is also the governors relation begin the suspension of the 14 members and impeachment of the speaker.

Police is reported to have taken over the Assembly complex in the Independence Layout of the state capital.

No concrete and official reasons have been given for the impeachment and counter impeachment moves.

There are speculations that the Speaker has frustrated the approval of N11bn loan requested by the state governor. The loan according to government sources is meant for the completion of some key projects being executed by the state government which has barely 3 weeks to be in office.

Details later…



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