Madumere, Imo State Deputy Governor Impeached as Calistus Ekenze Replaces Him


The Imo State House of has impeached the state Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere.

Madumere has been replaced by Chief Calistus Ekenze, former Head of Service of the state, who hails from Ubomiri in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the state, same local government with Eze Madumere.

Madumere’s impeachment succeeded despite an order of the state high court earlier on Monday, stopping the seven-man panel set up by the State’s Chief Judge from sitting pending the determination of the case in court.

The Speaker of the House, Acho Ihim, said the impeachment followed the outcome of a report of a 7-man panel, which was constituted by the Chief Judge of the state to investigate allegations of gross misconduct and abandonment of office, by the Deputy Governor.

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