The Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday impeached its deputy speaker, Ogundeji Iroju.
The grouse of the House against the former speaker bothers on gross misconduct that is not in the best interest of the House.
In his stead, Rt. Hon. Aderoboye Samuel representing Odigbo Constituency 2 has been electe
The resolution which was signed by 20 members of the House was in line with the Standing Order of the House, was adopted by the House at plenary.
The Rt. Hon. Speaker, Oleyelogun Bamidele David, therefore, called for nomination and Rt. Hon. Samuel was elected through a majority voice vote.
Samuel of Odigbo 2 state constitutency was Deputy Speaker of the House during the fourth Assembly.
In his acceptance speech, Rt. Hon. Samuel pledged to work with other stakeholders in ensuring the delivery of democracy dividends to the people.
Meanwhile, Honourable Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi, representing Owo Constituency 1 has been appointed as the new Majority leader, Hon. Akingbaso Festus, representing Idanre State Constituency is the new Minority Leader and Honourable Taofeeq Mohammed is the new Chief Whip of the House.
In a related development, a panel to investigate allegation of gross misconduct against the former Deputy Speaker has been inaugurated. It has Hon. Abayomi Akinruntan as Chairman.