Lagos Assembly Summons Ambode, Threatens To Impeach Him

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Updated January 28, 2019

 

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has been summoned by the Lagos State House of Assembly with regards to misappropriation of funds.

The Assembly asked the governor to come before it within one week.

The Governor is to answer questions regarding the 2019 budget.

This summon comes on the heels of moves to impeach the Governor.

The lawmakers at its plenary on Monday evening accused the governor of committing atrocities bordering on gross misconduct and spending budget that had not been laid before the House or approved by the Assembly.

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Out of the 34 lawmakers who spoke at the plenary, 28 of them called for the impeachment of the governor while six others called on the governor to resign.

Also, the lawmakers, through a voice vote stood for the impeachment of the governor.

Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa said there was a need for the House to give Ambode the last chance to appear before the House to explain the allegations and infractions levelled against him.