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 Edo deputy governor, Philip Shuaibu impeached

The embattled Edo state’s deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shuaibu has been impeached by the state House of Assembly on Monday.

Earlier this week, the impeachment proceedings was at the climax which saw the state deputy governor being sacked in a dramatic vote out of his office.

The impeachment followed the adoption of the report of the seven-man investigative panel set up by the Assembly to probe allegations of misconduct against Shaibu.

Shuaibu's impeachment has sent shockwaves through the state, considering his significant role in Edo's political arena.


Supporters of Shuaibu have expressed dismay, while some view the decision as a necessary action to uphold accountability and integrity in governance.

Governor Godwin Obaseki, previously in conflict with Shuaibu but later reconciled, has not commented on the impeachment. 

This development marks a crucial moment in Edo State's political history, sparking discussions about future leadership dynamics in the state government. Edo residents anticipate further updates and the selection of a new deputy governor to fill the vacancy left by Shuaibu's removal. Follow for more updates on this evolving story.

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