Jumoke Akindele, impeached Ondo Speaker ,Reinstated


By Babajide Omotara

Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly this evening resolved an apparent disquiet with an agreement to work together under the leadership of Rt. Hon Jumoke Akindele.

Speaking in Akure, Hon. Olamide George, the Chairman House Committee on Information, said members “resolved to allow the status quo ante on the leadership of Ondo State House of Assembly as at 7th March 2016 to remain.”

George, who was joined by Hon Olusiji Akindiose, a member of the committee, recalled that a sizable number of members of the House met on some burning issues, touching on the leadership of the House on Tuesday 8th of March, 2016.

“Before plenary today, Wednesday 9th March, 2016, members, at a larger and official gathering met to review the situation,” George said, a meeting where the decision not to tamper with the leadership of the House was arrived at.

He added that the House of Assembly remains united, cohesive and alive to it constitutional responsibilities saying that the “issue of leadership of the house is an internal affair and has been treated as such.”


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