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Taxi Drivers Sacks Ondo Assembly Member As Speaker,Deputy Get Impeached



Members of the Ondo State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, earlier today, invaded the Ondo State House of Assembly and sent out the lawmakers and the staff of the assembly.

The development occurred shortly after the speaker of the House, Mr. Bamidele Oloyeloogun and his deputy, Mr. Iroju Ogundeji were impeached by the 18 members of the House.

Naija news understands that Olamide George from Akure North and Abimbola Fajolu from Ile oluji/Okeigbo constituency were immediately named speaker and deputy respectively.

Although there was no prior allegation against the sacked leaders, the house in carrying out the change, said the leaders were involved in “gross misconduct”.

During the conflict, suspected thugs invaded the assembly complex and assaulted lawmakers in the presence security men, who did little to prevent them.The impeached speaker has since mobilised members loyal to him and announced the suspension of the new speaker and 14 other members.

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