Embattled Edo deputy governor, PHILIP SHAIBU impeached.

Monday, April 8, 2024 -The Edo State House of Assembly on Monday April 8, impeached the embattled state deputy governor, Philip Shaibu.

The impeachment followed the adoption of the report of the seven-man investigative panel set up by the state Chief Judge to probe allegations of misconduct against Shaibu.Last week, the Edo House of Assembly started the impeachment proceedings against Shaibu. Twenty-one of the 24 lawmakers signed a petition to that effect.

They accused Shaibu of perjury and disclosure of the state government’s secrets.

Shaibu has been in a running battle with his principal, Governor Godwin Obaseki, after he signified interest to contest run for governor of the state after Obaseki's tenure ends in September 2024.

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