June 18, 2024
Security Agents Take Over Cross River Assembly Complex After Speaker’s Impeachment
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Security Agents Take Over Cross River Assembly Complex After Speaker’s Impeachment

Security personnel, on Wednesday, took over the Cross River State Assembly Complex after the impeachment of the 10th Speaker of the Assembly, Elvert Ayambem, barricading access to the complex.

The security agents comprised a team of men of the Nigeria Police Force and operatives of the Department of State Services.

Honourable Ayambem was impeached over alleged gross misconduct and administrative high handedness.

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Seventeen members of the 25 members had signed up for his impeachment and the motion for his removal was moved on the floor of the House by a member representing Calabar South 1, Honourable Effiong Ekarika and seconded by Charles Omang.

A brief scuffle followed his impeachment when one of the members made a dash for the mace.

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