Rivers State Assembly Speaker Resigns

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The Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Daborotudima Adams on Friday resigned his appointment shortly after administering oath of office on 12 newly elected members.

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Information on what led to the sudden resignation of the ex-speaker was still sketchy as at the time of filing this report.

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Meanwhile, the member representing Andoni Constituency, Ikunyi Ibani, of the Peoples Democratic Party has been re-elected speaker of the House.

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The Deputy speaker of the House, Marshal Uwom presided over the election of the new speaker.

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Ikunyi Ibani was speaker of the Assembly between June and December 2015 but resigned after the Election Tribunal Appeals Court annulled his election.

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He was returned elected after the December 10 legislative re-run poll.

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In the meantime, the Rivers State House of Assembly has sworn-In 12 members into the Assembly.

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Among those sworn-In include members elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state.

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