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Obaseki Vs Oshiomhole: Edo Speaker Breaks Silence On Assembly Crisis

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Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has advised individuals against the inauguration of the Assembly to go to court.

In a statement by his spokesperson, Aigbefo Iretiose, the speaker stated that the inauguration of the House of Assembly met the requirements of Nigeria constitution.

Okiye said: “The responsibility of the Edo State Governor, with regards to the inauguration of the House of Assembly, begins and ends with the issuance of a Proclamation Letter.

“Governor Obaseki duly issued the Proclamation Letter and the inauguration held at the House of Assembly.

“While the inauguration was ongoing, some of the members-elect left the venue of the news conference organised by some of them and went to the House of Assembly, where they presented themselves for inauguration at 3:30 pm.

“The House of Assembly is open to other members-elect who want to be inaugurated, just as Sunday Ojiezele and Emmanuel Okoduwa, who were inaugurated on Monday.”

He urged members-elect who are yet to be inauguration to complete their documentation and present themselves for inauguration at the Edo State House of Assembly.




Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.