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Breaking: Lagos Assembly suspends two lawmakers over misconduct

By News Desk

In a bid to ensure peace and harmony among lawmakers, the Lagos State House of Assembly has suspended two lawmakers indefinitely for engaging in activities that were in sharp variance with the House.

The affected lawmakers by the House decision on Monday were Lanre Oshun representing Lagos Mainland 11 and Raheem Adewale representing Ibeju-Lekki 11.

According to the House, the offense committed by both lawmakers includes gross misconduct and undermines the sanctity of the house.

The House, however, removed, Deputy Majority Leader, Olumuyiwa Jimoh; and the Chief Whip, Rotimi Abiru.

Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa said the principal officers were removed over insubordination and gross misconduct.
The removal and suspension were made by the House through a voice vote which was further confirmed by the speaker.
“I hereby invoke Section 68 and Section 70 4 (a, b) 2 and 3 of the House rules in respect of gross misconduct, insurbodination and action that can destablise this House I hereby move that Hon. Moshood Oshun and Hon. Raheem Adewale be placed on suspension indefinitely,” the Speaker said.
Their removal was contained in a letter read on the floor of the House by the Clerk, Azeez Sanni.

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