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Policemen Take Over Ondo Assembly As Deputy Gov’s Impeachment Imminent

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With moves to impeach the Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, heating up, armed Mobile Police Officers have taken over the premises of the Ondo State House of Assembly.

Naija News understands that patrol vehicles of security agencies were stationed at strategic positions at the Assembly with fully armed security personnel turning back visitors.

Security operatives asked newsmen to call the chairman of the House Committee on information, Hon Gbenga Omole, before they would be allowed into the complex.

Only lawmakers and workers in the complex were allowed into the premises.

It was gathered that the lawmakers were recalled from their recess to commenced the impeachment of the defected deputy governor.

Naija News recalls that Hon. Agboola Ajayi had on Monday dragged the State House of Assembly over plans to impeachment.

The Deputy Governor, through his lawyer, filed a suit seeking to stop impeachment proceeding and enforce his fundamental right of association.

Other defendants in the suit, aside from the House of Assembly, include the Inspector General of Police, State Commissioner Of Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and the Speaker of the Assembly, Mr. David Oleyeloogun

The suit filed by Mr. I. Olatoke SAN seeks to enforce the fundamental right of the Deputy Governor to retain his position despite joining the main opposition party.

Recall that Ajayi had dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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.