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Ondo Assembly Crisis: Akindele, Others Resign


By: Temitope Adedeji, Akure

Hon. Jumoke Akindele has resigned as the Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly and other principal officers did same.

The resignation is coming on the heels of reconciliation between the two warring factions of the Assembly.

The letter of resignation of the principal officers was officially received this morning (Monday) by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.

The other factional leadership of the House is expected to do same to pave the way for the election of new principal officers of the Assembly.

Hon. Malachi Coker, who leads the other group, presided over a plenary session of the House today, with members of his group in attendance.

Meanwhile, the factional group at the assembly led by hon. Coker also today moved motion of suspension of the former principal officers of the assembly, namely: the ex speaker, Rt. Hon. Jumoke Akindele, her Deputy and the former Majority leader.


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