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August 16, 2018

Uneasiness in Imo as Madumere faces impeachment

Imo Deputy Governor Prince Eze Madumere

  The last has not been heard in the bickering, ill-feelings and locking of horns among leading politicians in Imo State. As it was rightly predicted long ago by keen political watchers that political downfall of the Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere was imminent, the strain relationship between him and his principal, Governor Rochas Okorocha took a frightening dimension last Tuesday when13 State Assembly members issued the Deputy Governor what they called “Notice of Gross Misconduct.” Just as the news of  the notice was still filtering into the ears of the public, Speaker of the House, Acho Ihim during a…

Confusion in Imo Assembly …As Speaker removes Majority leader

lugard osuji

  The Imo State House of Assembly witnessed a rowdy session on Thursday during its plenary when Speaker Acho Ihim announced, after the motion for adjournment, the removal of the House Majority leader, Hon. Uche Oguwuike, representing Ikeduru constituency, and promptly replaced him with former majority leader, Lugard Osuji of Owerri Municipal. The Speaker had announced the change while members of the House were about leaving the legislative Chamber. The new majority leader was sacked last year by the House over alleged inefficiency in the discharge of his duties. The removal of Ogwuike did not go down well with some…