Security operatives, Cross River
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Security operatives have taken over the Cross River House of Assembly complex in Calabar, the state capital, following the impeachment of Speaker Elvert Anyambem.

The Speaker’s removal on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, almost resulted in a clash between his supporters and other members of the House

Cross River State Commissioner of Police Gyogon Grimah was sighted in the midst of other Security operatives around the Assembly complex.

Cross River lawmakers impeach Speaker

Analysts said the presence of the security personnel is to forestall the breakdown of law and order around the complex.

It would be recalled that the Speaker was impeached on Wednesday on grounds of gross misconduct, high-handedness, and misappropriation of funds.

Anyambem’s impeachment was carried out at a sitting in which he was preceding.

The impeachment notice was signed by 17 out of the 25 members of the House.

The Star

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