Why Lagos Assembly wants to impeach Ambode

By Valentine Amanze
All may not be going well npw with the Lagos State Governor,
Akinwunmi Ambode.
He has been summoned by the Lagos State House of Assembly on alleged misappropriation of funds.
Already, the Assembly has summoned the governor to appear before it within one week.
The governor is to answer questions regarding the 2019 budget.
The summon came on the heels of moves to impeach the Governor.
The lawmakers at their plenary on Monday evening accused the governor of committing atrocities bordering on gross misconduct and spending budget that had not been laid before the House or approved by the Assembly.
Out of the 34 lawmakers who spoke at the plenary, 28 of them called for the impeachment of the governor while six others called on the governor to resign.
Also, the lawmakers, through a voice vote stood for the impeachment of the governor.
Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, said that there was a need for the House to give Ambode the last chance to appear before it to explain the allegations and infractions levelled against him.

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