Thu. May 23rd, 2024

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shuaibu, has been impeached by the State House of Assembly on grounds of alleged gross misconduct.

The impeachment proceedings, which commenced earlier today, culminated in a majority vote by members of the assembly in favor of removing Shuaibu from office.

Details surrounding the alleged misconduct have yet to be fully disclosed, but sources close to the matter indicate that it pertains to various breaches of official conduct and ethical violations. The decision to impeach Shuaibu sends shockwaves across the state, as he has been a prominent figure in Edo’s political landscape.

Reacting to the news, supporters of Shuaibu expressed outrage, while others welcomed the decision as a necessary step towards upholding accountability and integrity in governance. Governor Godwin Obaseki, who had previously been at odds with Shuaibu but later reconciled, has not issued a statement regarding the impeachment.

The impeachment of Philip Shuaibu marks a significant moment in Edo State’s political history and raises questions about the future leadership dynamics within the state government.

As the situation unfolds, residents of Edo State await further developments and the appointment of a new deputy governor to fill the vacancy left by Shuaibu’s removal from office. Stay tuned for updates as this story continues to develop.

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