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Cross River Assembly impeaches Speaker

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Cross River Assembly impeaches Speaker — Politics — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Cross River House of Assembly has removed its Speaker, Rt. Hon. Elvert Ekom Ayambem, from office through a successful impeachment motion.

 

The motion was initiated by Hon. Effiom Ekarika, representing Calabar South 1 Constituency, and supported by Hon. Omang Charles Omang, representing Bekwarra State Constituency.

 

Following the impeachment, the members took possession of the mace, a symbol of the Speaker’s authority.

 

Rt. Hon. Elvert Ayambem was first elected as Speaker of the 10th Cross River State House of Assembly in June 2023, representing Ikom 2 State Constituency.

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