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Just in: Defecting Oyo Deputy Governor lmpeached

Persecondnews reports that the deputy governor, who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) two months ago, was removed from office about 11:30 am by the lawmakers.

For daring to defect from the ruling PDP in Oyo State, Deputy Governor Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan has been impeached.

Olaniyan was sacked by the People’s Democratic Party-dominated State House of Assembly on Monday.

Persecondnews reports that the deputy governor, who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) two months ago, was removed from office about 11:30 am by the lawmakers.

The lawmakers had at their plenary on Monday announced that they impeached the deputy governor following the adoption of recommendations of the seven-man panel set up to investigate him for abuse of office.

The panel’s report was read by the Majority Leader of the House, Mr Sanjo Adedoyin  (Ogbomoso state constituency).

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