The Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly, Kennedy Ibeh, has allegedly resigned from his position.
The Assembly has also elected Emeka Nduka as its new speaker.
By Nduka’s election, the Imo State House of Assembly has now had four Speakers in three years.
Nduka, who represents the Ehime Mbano State Constituency, was immediately sworn-in by the Clerk of the Assembly, Chinelo Emeghara, and was congratulated by the Deputy Speaker, Amara Iwuanyanwu, the Majority Leader, Kanayo Onyemaechi of Owerri West, and ranking lawmaker, Ngozi Obiefule of Isu State Constituency.
Ibe, who represents the Obowo State constituency was elected as speaker in November 2021, after Paul Emezim was impeached as the speaker.