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Okorocha nominates Madumere as new deputy governor

Chief of Staff to Imo State Governor, Prince Eze Madumere

Following the impeachment of Imo State Deputy Governor, Mr Jude Agbaso, Thursday evening, the state governor, Rochas Okorocha has nominated the Chief of staff, Eze Madumere, to replace the impeached deputy governor.

Agbaso was impeached by 23 out of the 26 members  of the Imo House of Assembly over allegations of bribery

With 23 affirmative votes from the legislators present, the House Majority Leader, Mr Adaku Ihuoma (representing Ahiazu Mbaise constituency), moved the motion for the impeachment.

The motion was seconded by Mr Pat Ekeji, the Minority Leader (Aboh Mbaise constituency).

The Speaker, Mr Benjamin Uwajumogu, confirmed the resolution in favour of the impeachment after its adoption and thereafter, read out a letter from the governor where he nominated his Chief of staff to occupy the vacant position.

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