The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable. Paul Emeziem, was impeached on Monday November 8, 2021.
Honourable Paul Emeziem was impeached and replaced with Honourable Kennedy Ibe. This was done during plenary session on the floor of the house today.
Emeziem was impeached following allegations of gross misconduct and abuse of office.The former Speaker was impeached 19 lawmakers out of 27 lawmakers consented to his impeachment.
Honourable Ibeh, who is a member of the house, representing Obowo State Constituency, was sworn in immediately as the Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly.