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BREAKING: Cross-River Assembly speaker, Elvert Ayambem impeached

The Cross-River State House of Assembly has impeached it’s speaker, Rt. Hon. Elvert Ekom Ayambem.

The speaker was impeached on Wednesday, May 22, by 17 members of the house.

The members accused Ayambem of misappropriating funds meant for members of the house.

The impeachment motion was moved by Hon. Effiom Ekarika representing Calabar South 1 Constituency and seconded by Hon. Omang Charles Omang representing Bekwarra State Constituency.

Ayambem was elected Speaker of the 10th Cross River State House of Assembly in June 2023.

Ayambem represents Ikom 2 State Constituency in the Houses of Assembly.

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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