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BREAKING; Tension as State Assembly commences impeachment moves against Deputy Governor

BREAKING; Tension as State Assembly commences impeachment moves against Deputy Governor

There are indications on Wednesday, that Lawmakers in Ondo State House of Assembly have started the process of impeaching the state Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

This is coming following an emergency plenary session summoned by the House of Assembly on Wednesday, with heavy presence of security men at the Assembly gate.

It was gathered that at least 23 lawmakers have already appended their signatures, supporting the impeachment notice against Aiyedatiwa.

A source disclosed that the Deputy Governor is under investigation for alleged gross misuse of office and might be eased out of office through impeachment.


According to the source, trouble started when Aiyedatiwa reportedly approved the sum of N300 million for the purchase of a bulletproof SUV for his personal use.

The source said the approval was allegedly given while the state Governor was recuperating in Germany and it was approved without the knowledge of the governor.

He said the Deputy Governor further complicated matters when he ordered that the N300 million should be sourced from the Palliative fund.

He said “This fund, provided by the Federal government, was intended to support states in addressing the needs of their citizens

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