The leader of the councillor for the Akoko South West local Government area of ondo state, Mr Balogun Ariyo has been impeached.

Nine out of thirteen of councillors present at the council’s plenary today took the action in Oka Akoko, the headquarters of the local Government.


Mr Balogun was allegedly impeached on the alleged incompetency, inability to carry members along, failure to call meetings for some months among other offences which they said contravened the rules of the legislative body.

Mr Kayode Segun from Ward eight raised a motion for the impeachment at the plenary on Thursday.

The impeachment notice signed by the councillors.

The former chief whip of the house, Mr Amuwa Benjamin emerged the new leader of the house with a pledge to transform the legislative body.

Mr Amuwa also promised effective representation of people in the council area through robust legislation.

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