By Chris Udochukwu
Benin City: (Precise Post) – Edo state Deputy Speaker, Yekini Idiaye has been impeached.
He was impeached on Wednesday during a plenary session of the Assembly in Benin City, Edo state capital.
He was alleged to have collected bribe to support the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
Precis Post recalls that the Deputy Speaker representating Akoko-Edo Constituency I, and four other members of the Assembly yesterday pledged their support to the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, bringing the numbers of elected members who have declared their support for the APC candidate in Edo Assembly to 17.
Those who joined Idiaye are Hon. Emmanuel Agbaje, Akoko-Edo Constituency II; Hon. Nosayaba Okunbor, Orhiomwon East Constituency; Hon. Dumez Ugiagbe, Member-elect, Ovia North East Constituency I; and Mr. Hon. Vincent Uwadiae, Member-elect, Ovia North East Constituency II.
They all pledged their support during a solidarity visit to the private residence of Pastor Ize-Iyamu in Benin where they declared their support on Monday.