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Ondo State Speaker Ousted for Alleged “Drunkenness” Reinstated After Impeachment Scare



Ondo State speaker Hon Jumoke Akindele and Governor Mimiko

Jumoke Akindele the first female speaker of the Ondo state House of Assembly who was impeached yesterday by her colleagues as a result of her alleged ‘“incompetence, highhandedness, drunkenness, easy virtues, lack of focus, lack of transparency, arrogance and poor leadership” has been reinstated.

Speaking in a press conference held in Akure on Wednesday, March 9, Olamide George the Chairman House Committee on Information announced that the Speaker and Deputy Speaker, Fatai Olotu, had been reinstated.

George said the issue of the leadership crisis in the house was an internal affair and had been treated as such.

“On Tuesday, 8th of March, 2016, sizeable number of members of Ondo state house of assembly met on some burning issues touching on the leadership of the house.

“Before plenary today, Wednesday 9th of March, 2016, members, at a larger and official gathering, met to review the situation.

“They consequently resolved to allow the status quo ante on the leadership of Ondo state House of Assembly as at 7th March 2016 to remain,” he said.

According to Thebriefng, Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko is believed to have intervened in the situation hence the reversal of the impeachment.


  1. Ethel

    March 10, 2016 at 10:54 am

    smh for all these politicians, take a decision today and the next minute it is reversed. mcheeewwwwww

  2. keke driver

    March 10, 2016 at 11:33 am

    Can we all go back to work? these politicians CANNOT gimme hypertension plus the wahala in this office….abegi

  3. beauty

    March 10, 2016 at 11:37 am

    So all of a sudden, all those vices and accusations levied against her have been obliterated, seriously? Now she’s a good woman, worthy of leadership?

    • i no send

      March 10, 2016 at 4:15 pm

      @ beauty don’t mind these clowns we call politicians in nigeria …imagine the grave accusations which sound like lies anyway……sickening and disgusting…..tueh x 10

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