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Gov Chime may go out with a bang, lawmakers serve impeachment notice



The Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime may not exit his position quietly if some members of the state’s House of Assembly have their way. The lawmakers on Monday commenced impeachment proceedings against Chime, who has only about three weeks before he hands over.

Fourteen lawmakers, led by the Speaker, Hon. Eugene Odoh sat early in the morning where they read a notice of impeachment against Chime. They accused him of corrupt enrichment and high handedness.

However, eight other lawmakers have voided the process and also allegedly impeached the Speaker, Hon. Odo.

Spokesperson for the governor, Chukwudi Achife has also faulted the impeachment move as he said that Odoh is not the authentic speaker of the House.

Recall that Chime had prepared for his exit and official handing over by moving out of the official Government House lodge, into his private residence, being the first among his colleagues to do such.

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  1. Don Lucassi

    May 4, 2015 at 9:10 am

    Id like to know the reason behind the impeachment attempt. Im sure there is something there and its linked with Sullivan moving out of the government house early. Naija must be naija

  2. Apachee zooma

    May 4, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    ‘Gbalamu’ is at the centre of the wahala. No be Ripples report say Enugu House of Assembly been invite the Accountant General to come explain why they are being owed. Bros, ‘egunje’ spoil nothing. Change!

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