Alleged plot to impeach outgoing Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose before the expiration of his tenure was said to have suffered setback in the State House of Assembly.
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The State House of Assembly has embarked on recess till October. Following it, rumour went into overdrive that the holiday was to abort move to impeach Fayose before his tenure expiration by the House despite being dominated by members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Punch hinted that the rank of the PDP lawmakers in the House has been depleted supposedly by the incoming government of All Progressive Congress, APC, in the state.
“The former PDP leader, being a well-respected Ekiti indigene was allegedly given the task of reaching out to each of the lawmakers with a view to convincing them to defect.
“The plan is that after securing a comfortable number of legislators into the camp of the APC, the impeachment moves against the speaker will start. After successfully removing the speaker, the plan is to elect a new one who will spear head the removal of Fayose and his deputy, Kolapo Olusola,” the paper said it was told by a source.