Former Speaker Chiji Collins to be probe by Imo House of Assembly.
On Wednesday, Lawmakers at the Imo state House of Assembly, Owerri, commenced a probe on the impeached speaker, Rt. Hon. Chili Collins
The Speaker who was impeached in November by his fellow lawmakers on allegations of financial recklessness, incompetence, and sabotage, said that the financial records of the legislature between June 2019 and November 2020, must be examined.
During their plenary on Wednesday, Hon. Ekene Nnodimele, former minority leader, representing the good people of Orsu constituency moved a motion urging his colleagues to probe the activities of, Hon. Chili Collins, while he was in office for 17 months.
Remember it was the same Nnodimele, that moved the motion for, Chiji’s, impeachment, he said that the probe was important to imbue the culture of clarity and accountability in the Assembly.
In his words, while urging his colleagues to support the motion, he said “support my motion because the people of our State deserved to know the financial status of the legislature”
The motion was adopted and the new speaker, Paul Emeziem, named, Nnodimele, the chairman of the probe Committee with six other lawmakers as members.
The Six members of the probe Committee are:
Hon. Ekene Nnodimele, former minority leader,
Hon.Uche Ogbuagu (the majority leader)
Hon. Emeka Nduka,
Hon. Eddy Obinna,
Hon. Frank Ugboma,
Hon. Dominic Ezerioha,
Hon. Johnson Duru.