Nigeria/May 15, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/115 views /Featurednigeria BREAKING: Imo Speaker Escapes With Mace As Lawmakers Suspend Himshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Twenty-one out of the 27 lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended the Speaker, Acho Ihim. The suspension of Ihim came after he had adjourned the ongoing plenary and escaped with the maze after reading a letter announcing the lifting of the suspension slammed on the 27 Local Government chairmen of the 27 LGA of the state the lawmakers last week. The 21 lawmakers immediately announced Chiendu Offor(Onuimo) of the Action Alliance as the temporary speaker. ALSO READ Lawmaker lauds response to aviation sector’s near mishapsThey equally announced the suspension of the majority leader of the house,Lugard Osuji and elected Lloyd Chukwuemeka ,(Owerri North)in his place. The acting speaker who letter addressed journalists, said that the 21 lawmakers had served impeachment notices on Ihim and Osuji. Ihim in a bid to frustrate his colleagues from removing him had to allegedly order his aides to switch off the generating set supplying electricity to the complex but the lawmakers who were visibly embittered with his action spurred to go on with the business of the day. ALSO READ Senate confirms three ambassadors, statistics bureau board - Premium Times NigeriaTrouble had started after the lawmakers raised objection to the letter announcing the lifting of the suspension of the suspended 27 LGA chairmen. The lawmakers had quoted the order 15 of the house rule which enabled the lawmakers to contribute to it before the speaker rules,but Ihim said that no lawmaker was allowed to contribute to the matter. ALSO READ Buhari declines assent to NOSDRA Amendment Bill, gives reasonsThe lawmakers were seen putting final touches to the impeachment notices of the time of filing this report. The post BREAKING: Imo Speaker Escapes With Mace As Lawmakers Suspend Him appeared first on Oriental Times. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Featurednigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleFEC approves $1bn Chinese loan for Gurara hydropower project – The Nation Newspapernext articleBiafra: Police Speaks On IPOB’s Sit-At-Home OrderRelated Posts443 shares Nigeria/May 26, 2019 /No Comment Why unions are after me, NAN Managing Director opens upNigeria/May 26, 2019 /No Comment Onaiyekan prays against ‘bad advisers’ for Buhari – The Nation NewspaperEmefiele: CBN has no multiple exchange rates – The Nation NewspaperNgige advises states no to delay minimum wage payment – The Nation NewspaperSenate, House ‘rush’ to amend EFCC Act – The Nation NewspaperSupreme Court goofed on Zamfara verdict, APC NWC meets MondayGhanaian varsity offers $40,000 scholarship to UTME best, Ekene – The Nation NewspaperAir Force strikes neutralise scores of bandits in Zamfara – The Nation NewspaperNNPC posts $490.03m export of crude oil, gas – The Nation NewspaperAgenda for incoming governments – The Nation Newspaper Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.