IMO ASSEMBLY APPEALS JUDGEMENT ON SUSPENSION OF LAWMAKERS.
Written by darling on November 9, 2018
Imo State House of Assembly says he has appealed the judgment of the State High Court, which quashed the suspension of the five lawmakers that opposed the impeachment of the Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere.
The position of the legislature was made public via a press conference addressed by the Speaker, Chief Acho Ihim
According to the Speaker, the House equally filed a “stay of execution of the same judgment of Monday, November 5, 2018, nullifying the suspension order of the five members”.
Ihim opined that the House was not satisfied with the court’s verdict and pointed out that in keeping with the Assembly’s disposition to the rule of law, the House has no better choice than to appeal the said judgment.
He also enjoined the lawmakers to remain calm in the wake of the court judgment, as appropriate steps have been taken on that.