Kogi Assembly Commences Impeachment Proceedings Against Deputy Gov

Channels Television  
Updated August 7, 2019
Kogi Deputy Governor Alleges Threat To His Life
The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, has been critical of his boss.


The Kogi State House of Assembly has commenced impeachment proceedings against the state’s Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba, over his criticism of Governor Yahaya Bello.

The lawmakers described the action as gross misconduct against the governor and the people of the state.

READ ALSO: Gov Bello’s Deputy Blasts Him, Calls For Tight Security In Kogi

The impeachment process followed a petition signed by 21 members of the House which was presented during plenary on Wednesday by the Majority Leader, Abdullahi Bello who represents Ajaokuta constituency.

Members of the Kogi State Assembly during plenary on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Photos: Channels TV/Segun Salami

More to follow…