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Ondo Assembly Gets New Deputy Speaker

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The Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly Rt. Honourable Ogundeji Iroju has been impeached.

Rt Honourable Aderoboye Samuel representing Odigbo Constituency 2 has been elected in his stead.

The former Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji in a parliamentary resolution presented by Honourable Tomide Akinrogunde was alleged of gross misconduct inimical to the progress of the House.

The resolution which was signed by twenty members of the House was in line with the Standing Order of the House, hence was adopted by the House at plenary.

The Rt. Honourable Speaker, Oleyelogun Bamidele David, therefore called for nomination and Rt. Honourable Aderoboye Samuel was elected through a majority voice vote.

Rt. Honourable Aderoboye Samuel was Deputy Speaker of the House during the fourth Assembly.

In his acceptance speech, Rt Honourable Aderoboye Samuel pledged to work with other stakeholders in ensuring the delivery of democracy dividends to the people.

Meanwhile, Honourable Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi, representing Owo Constituency 1 has been appointed as the new Majority leader, Honourable Akingbaso Festus, representing Idanre State Constituency is the new Minority Leader and Honourable Taofeeq Mohammed is the new Chief Whip of the House.

Meanwhile, a panel to investigate allegation of gross misconduct against the former Deputy Speaker has been inaugurated.

It has Honourable Prince Abayomi Akinruntan as Chairman.

In another development, the name of a Commissioner nominee, Sir Charles Titiloye has been forwarded to the House.

Sir Charles Titiloye is to appear before the Selection Committee of the House on 26/11/2020, Thursday at 10am.

In the meantime the House is yet to receive a copy of the court judgement on the suspended Lawmakers.

Hon.Akogun Olugbenga Omole ODHA Chairman Ad-hoc Committee on Information

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