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Rivers Crisis: Pro-Fubara lawmakers Elect Ehie Edison As Speaker, Suspends Chief Judge

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Members of the Rivers State House of Assembly loyal to the embattled state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, have elected a new speaker, Ehie Edison.Edison, who was earlier suspended as the leader of the House by the anti-Fubara lawmakers, was elected the speaker after a sitting held in Government House.
The development came as part of efforts by pro-Fubara lawmakers to frustrate the ongoing moves to impeach the governor.

Also, a yet to be confirmed report said the state Chief Judge Simeon Amadi has been suspended from office with immediate effect.The lawmakers allegedly loyal to former governor Nyesom Wike had commenced plot to impeach Governor Simi Fubara who has fallen out with his former boss.

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