Connect with us


Breaking: Kogi Assembly Impeach Deputy Governor, Achuba




The Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday impeached Deputy Governor Mr Simon Achuba.

This was disclosed to newsmen at the Assembly compley by the Majority Leader of the House, Hon. Abdullahi Bello.

Naija News recalls that the Kogi Assembly had two months ago commenced impeachment proceedings to remove Achuba from the seat.

Hon. Bello had in a petition called for the impeachment of the Deputy Governor.

He also stated that the signatures of 21 of the 25 lawmakers have been collected for the impeachment.

The member who represents Ajaokuta constituency cited section 188 of 1999 constitution

He thereafter prayed the house to commence investigation ahead of the impeachment of the deputy governor.

The speaker of the house of assembly, Kolawole Matthew, agreed to the prayers in the petition

He further asked that impeachment notice be served to Achuba, after giving him 14 days to respond to the allegations leveled against him.

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.