The Ondo State House of Assembly on Wednesday, reportedly commenced impeachment processes against the state Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa.
Naija News understands this follows the emergency plenary session summoned by the House of Assembly on Wednesday, coupled with the unusually heavy presence of security operatives noticed at the gate of the Assembly.
According to a report monitored on Nigerian Tribune by our correspondent, at least 23 members of the assembly have already appended their signatures, supporting the impeachment notice against Aiyedatiwa.
According to sources, the Deputy Governor is under investigation for alleged gross misuse of office relating to his reported approval of the sum of N300 million for the purchase of a bulletproof SUV for his personal use.
The source said the approval was allegedly given while the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu was recuperating in Germany and it was approved without the knowledge of the governor.
It was further gathered that the Deputy Governor further complicated matters when he ordered that the N300 million should be sourced from the palliative fund provided by the federal government to cushion the effect of the fuel subsidy removal.
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