Rt. Hon. Rita Maduagwu, Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly has been impeached.
She was impeached by 22 out of 30 members of the state assembly. The ex-speaker was impeached following a motion moved by a member of the House, Hon. Ikemba Uzoezie and seconded by Hon. Onyebuchi Offor.
Her colleagues said she was impeached because of financial impropriety, gross misconduct and docility. Hon. Uzoezie, a member of APGA, representing Aguata two state constituency has been announced as the new speaker.