Cross River House of Assembly Impeaches Speaker Ayambem

Cross River lawmakers impeached Speaker Elvert Ekom Ayambem for alleged financial misconduct, incompetence, and other charges.

Ayambem was impeached by 17 lawmakers who described the speaker’s leadership style as grossly hindering the state’s legislative process.

Lawmakers Effiom Ekarika (Calabar South 1) and Omang Charles Omang (Bekwarra) led the impeachment of Speaker Ayambem, citing accusations of financial misconduct, incompetence, and other offenses.

The impeachment motion threw the entire house into disarray with some lawmakers loyal to the former speaker restricting the move.

Ayambem was elected Speaker of the 10th Cross River State House of Assembly in June 2023,represented Ikom 2 State Constituency in the Houses of Assembly.

Details later…

Boluwatife Enome

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