NEWS FLASH: How Imo Assembly Was Subjected To Sporadic Shootings

NEWS FLASH: How Imo Assembly Was Subjected To Sporadic Shootings
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NEWS FLASH: How Imo Assembly Was Subjected To Sporadic Shootings

 

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On Thursday, members of the Imo House of Assembly engaged in a skirmish, which resulted in intermittent gunshots.

 

iexclusive News Nigeria reports that the Speaker, Paul Emeziem (APC-Onuimo), announced the suspension of six MPs during the plenary for suspected unparliamentary behavior, stating that the decision was made during the executive session.

 

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“Some members have been behaving in an unparliamentary manner, exposing the house to mockery.

 

We thoroughly investigated this topic in the house executive session and determined that peace and order must continue to reign.

 

As a result, the executive session has suggested that the members who have participated in different misconduct.

“This move is consistent with ensuring that the image of the house remains as it should be while providing a functional environment and the synergy that we are obligated to give to guarantee that all arms of government operate together,” he explained.

Kennedy Ibeh (APC-Obowo), Philip Ejiiogu (PDP-Owerri North), and Uche Ogbuagu are the suspended members (APC- Ikeduru).

 

Dominic Ezerioha (APC-Oru West), Anyadike Nwosu (PDP-Ezinihitte Mbaise), and Onyemaechi Njoku are also candidates (APC- Ihitte Uboma).

 

Mr Emeziem also declared that the office of Chief Whip would be transferred from Dr Arthur Egwim (APC- Ideato North) to Obinna Okwarra (APC- Nkwerre).

 

He also announced the dissolution of all House standing committees.

The suspended members, on the other hand, opposed to the suspension, calling it unlawful and undemocratic.

 

They insisted on continuing to attend plenary.

 

As a result, the plenary turned raucous as one of the suspended MPs, Onyemaechi Njoku, attempted to attack the speaker in protest.

 

As a result, there were random gunshots while the speaker was hurried away by his security team.

Mr Njoku, a former member of the Ethics, Privileges, and Information Committee, stated that their alleged misbehavior was never brought to the committee’s attention.

 

He also announced the dissolution of all House standing committees.

 

The suspended members, on the other hand, opposed to the suspension, calling it unlawful and undemocratic.

 

They insisted on continuing to attend plenary.

 

As a result, the plenary turned raucous as one of the suspended MPs, Onyemaechi Njoku, attempted to attack the speaker in protest.

 

As a result, there were random gunshots while the speaker was hurried away by his security team.

Mr Njoku, a former member of the Ethics, Privileges, and Information Committee, stated that their alleged misbehavior was never brought to the committee’s attention.

 

He also declared that all House standing committees will be disbanded.

 

The suspended members, on the other hand, argued that the suspension was illegal and undemocratic.

They insisted on remaining in plenary.

 

As a result, one of the suspended MPs, Onyemaechi Njoku, attempted to strike the speaker in protest.

As a result, random gunfire rang out as the speaker was escorted away by his security team.

 

Mr Njoku, a former member of the Ethics, Privileges, and Information Committee, indicated that their suspected wrongdoing was never brought to the committee’s attention.

 

Ngozi Obiefule (APC-Isu) noted that no inquiry from the house whatsapp platform for the location of the alleged executive session was answered to.