The Edo House of Assembly has lifted the suspension placed on its impeached Speaker, Victor Edoro (APC-Esan Central. The new Speaker, Mrs Elizabeth Ativie, announced this on Monday at plenary. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 16 out of the 24 members of the assembly on May 3 impeached Edoro at plenary for alleged high-handedness, dictatorial tendencies and financial recklessness.
Edoro was subsequently suspended for three months for allegedly “invading the hallowed chambers with thugs’’ after his impeachment. But speaking at plenary on Monday, Ativie said: “In the spirit of reconciliation, we hereby lift the suspension placed on the former speaker, Victor Edoror.