Monday, 18 January 2021

Odupkani lawmakers impeach, beat leader of council to coma

The leader of Odupkani legislative Council, Hon. Godswill Iya has been allegedly impeached by his colleagues. TDN can authoritatively report.

According to a statement released and signed by 11 of the 13 lawmakers in the council, the leader was impeached for misappropriating funds,high handedness and ineffective in office.

The impeachment followed a motion moved by Hon Bassey Itam of Ikoneto Wardand seconded by Hon  Bassey Duke of Creek Town 11 during sitting on Monday.

TDN also gathered that the impeachment which received the nod of 11 out of the 13 lawmakers of the council was followed by the nomination and subsequent election and swearing in of Eton Okom Effiong by the deputy Clerk of the house, elder Asuquo Etim.

Subsequently, in a bid to defend his office, TDN gathered from various sources that the impeached Leader of Council was beaten to comma and he is currently laying unconscious in an undisclosed medical Facility.