Oyogist.com has learned that Deputy Speaker of Imo State House of Imo State House of Assembly, Amara Iwuanyanwu, has been impeached.
Iwuanyanwu was removed at the plenary on Tuesday under tight security by 18 out of the the 27 members of the house.Lawmaker representing Orlu state constituency, Ekene Nnodim submitted a resolution signed by the 18 lawmakers.
The speaker, Paul Emezim, who presided over the plenary okayed the removal of Iwuanyanwu.
Also, six members of the Assembly who were suspended few months ago have been recalled.
This came four months after the speaker, Paul Emezim, had controversially suspended the lawmakers over what he tagged ” unparliamentary conduct”.
The lawmakers are, Kennedy Ibe( Obowo), Onyemaechi Njoku( Ihitte Uboma), Uche Ogbuagu( Ikeduru), Anyadike Nwosu( Ezinihitte Mbaise), Philip Ejiogu, ( Owerri North), and Dominic Ezerioha( Oru West).
The recalled lawmakers were suspended on July 8.
However on October 6, a suit challenging the suspension of the six lawmakers was struck out by a court in Owerri.
Counsel to the embattled lawmakers, Kingdom Okere, said that the suit was struck out after his clients and the Assembly leadership reached a consensus.
On Tuesday, the speaker announced that the suspended lawmakers had repented hence the lifting of the four months old suspension.