Cross River State House of Assembly has sacked its Speaker, Rt Hon Elvert Ayambem from office due to financial misconduct and mismanagement.

The motion to impeach Ayambem was initiated by Hon Effiom Ekarika, representing Calabar South 1 Constituency, and supported by Hon Omang Charles Omang, representing Bekwarra State Constituency.

It was gathered that the grounds for impeachment also included incompetence and irregularities in conducting plenary proceedings.

Others were non-compliance with the Cross River State Legislature’s funds management regulations (2021) and failure to convene leadership meetings

Nineteen out of the 25 Assembly members signed the impeachment motion. Meanwhile, the Former Speaker has not publicly commented on the matter as of press time. bringing more details shortly…





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