Politics, Society

Anambra Speaker Impeached

Rt. Hon. Rita Maduagwu, Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly has been impeached.

Rt. Hon. Rita Maduagwu

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.