The travails of Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere continued today as members of the Imo State House of Assembly in apparent move to impeach the Deputy Governor further deliberated on allegations of misconduct leveled against the number 2 citizen of the State.
13 members of the House had yesterday tabled the allegations before the Speaker.
And in continuation of the move, the Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Acho Ihim directed the State Chief Judge to constitute a 7 man panel to be made of persons of unquestionable character to investigate the allegations.
The panel is said to be part of the recommendations of an ad hoc committee headed by Hon.Kennedy Ibe and constituted yesterday during plenary to investigate the allegations.
They are to further report back to the House on July 17, 2018 for further legislative deliberations.
The Deputy Governor had in a statement by his Special Assistant; Uche Onwuchekwa yesterday denied the allegations leveled against him by the lawmakers
“The most embarrassing among the spurious allegations is the annoying allegation of concealment of felonious conduct affecting the presentation of self as eligible candidate of office of Deputy Governor of Imo State. This is not only astonishing but an extreme show of lack of due diligence. The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere has never been convicted of any civil matter let alone a criminal matter” the statement stated.