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Cross River Assembly Impeaches Speaker Ayambem

Cross River Assembly Impeaches Speaker Ayambem

Speaker of the Cross Rivers state house of assembly Rt. Hon. Elvert Ayambem has been impeached.

The Speaker was impeached on Wednesday by 17 members out of the 25-member House over allegations of misappropriation of funds.

Lawmakers who are of the majority, passed a no-confidence vote on Rt. Hon. Ayambem, about 11 months in office.

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.

Rt Hon Elvert Ayambem who represents Ikom 2 state constituency was elected Speaker of the 10th Cross River State House of Assembly in June 2023.

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