Why APC lawmakers cannot impeach Ortom – spokesman (Guardian)

Why APC lawmakers cannot impeach Ortom – spokesman (Guardian)

Amid reports that members of the All Progressives Congress in Benue state House of Assembly served the Governor of the state, Samuel Ortom an impeachment notice, his spokesman said the lawmakers lack the constitutional powers to impeach the governor.

The lawmakers, Adanyi Benjamin, Terhemba Chabo, Benjamin Nungwa, Bem Mngutyo, Adams Okloho, James Okefe and Nick Eworo served an impeachment notice on the governor on Monday.

The impeachment plot is being coordinated by Terkimbi Ikyange who was removed as speaker of the Assembly last week.

It is also coming barely a week after Ortom dumped the ruling APC for the opposition party, People’s Democratic Party. Read more

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