The Members of Ebonyi State House of Assembly have called on the Governor-elect, who also doubles as the Speaker of the Ebonyi State Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chief Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru and his Deputy Chief Kingsley Ikoro to resign their seats immediately or risk impeachment.
This call came barely three weeks after the Speaker emerged victorious at the polls as the Governor-elect of the State
Speaking on behalf of other members of the House, the Leader of the House Chief Victor Chukwu said that the members of the House are no longer satisfied with the leadership of the House under the administration of Chief Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru and urged him to resign in his honour and for the betterment of the State Assembly and the State at large.
He further said that his resignation would afford him the opportunity to be fully involved in the affairs his inauguration as the Governor.
On his part, the Speaker Chief Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru said that he has duly listened to their plea and thanked them for baring their grievances, urging them to trade with caution for the peace and development of the State.