Edo Speaker accuses APC, Uzodinma of taking over Assembly

The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, , has accused some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress of plotting to destabilize the assembly and the state on the whole.

Okiye significantly accused the and Governor of Imo state of planning to take over the legislative affairs of the state. He alleged that they plotting to import pretend mace to take over the State Assembly.

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He made this identified during Wednesday plenary. He alleged that the Imo governor was working with the former Deputy Speaker, Mr Yekini Idiaye, and a few APC members to take over the assembly.

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Okiye stated, “The dubious plan by the Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, and stakeholders of the APC in Edo State to import fake mace to take over the Edo State House of Assembly working on cahoots with the former deputy speaker, who recently declared support for the candidate of the APC to congregate in a secret location to illegally and violently take over the control of the Assembly has been brought to our notice.”

Reacting to the allegation, Governor Uzodinma by means of his state Commissioner for Special Projects, Mr Simon Ebegbulem, denied the declare made by the Edo speaker.

He mentioned: “The illegal Speaker and his governor are not making sense to me with this baseless allegation. I don’t even know what they are talking about because there is no House of Assembly in Edo State.”

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