The speaker of the Ogun state house of assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, has been impeached.

He was impeached during plenary on Tuesday by 18 of the 26 members of the assembly.

Subsequently, Oludaisi Elemide was elected as the new speaker of the assembly.

Oluomo was reportedly impeached over allegations bordering on embezzlement of funds.

Recall that Oluomo was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged financial management in September 2022.

Oluomo was reportedly arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

He was arraigned at the federal high court sitting in Lagos over alleged money laundering to the tune of N2.475 billion.

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