Court Sets Aside Eze Madumere’s Impeachment As Imo Deputy Governor
A federal high court sitting in Owerri, earlier today nullified the impeachment of Imo deputy governor Eze Madumere.
— Onward Nigeria (@OnwardNG) September 25, 2018
The embattled deputy governor was impeached by the state house of Assembly over allegations bothering on gross misconduct, Naija News recalls.
Court stops inaugration of new Imo state Governor just 24 hrs after his appointment due to the fact that the former deputy Madumere's impeachment was in defiance of the ruling of a state High Court…….. pic.twitter.com/gDpD0TrzDg
— NotitiaTV (@notitiatv) July 31, 2018
Governor Rochas Okorocha has constantly denied having anything to do with Madumere’s political travails despite clear showings that the two are no longer in good terms.
A court order had also in July this year, prevented Okorocha from swearing in Calistus Ekenze as Madumere’s replacement.
Breaking News' Court Nullifies Eze Madumere's impeachment. Jubilation erupts in Imo High Court.
— Chiemeka Akwarandu (@Mec_DON206) September 25, 2018