*Eleven Nigeria Lawmakers Targeted For Suspension, Accused of Unfaithfulness – Details*

Eleven Nigeria Lawmakers Targeted For Suspension, Accused of Unfaithfulness – Details.

Information reaching the newskingdom have it that there has been an uneasy calm among members of the Oyo State House of Assembly regarding the proposed suspension of eleven lawmakers.

It was reliably gathered that all affected eleven lawmakers who are targeted for suspension are first-time members of the state House of Assembly.

Meanwhile, seven out of the eleven lawmakers who are targeting for suspension belong to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), while the remaining four are affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC).

According to information, the seven PDP lawmakers are Olorunpoto Oluwafemi (representing Oyo East/Oyo West constituency), Olufunke Comforter (representing Ibadan North constituency I), Abiodun Babalola (representing Ibadan North East constituency I), Waheed Akintayo (representing Oluyole constituency), Bisi Oluranti Micheal (representing Ogbomoso North), Olajide Operinde (representing Afijio constituency), and Dauda Olalere (representing Ibadan North West).

Further investigation also disclosed that, the APC lawmakers are Ibraheem Shittu (representing Saki West), Abdulazeez Musbau (representing Kajola constituency), Jimoh Lukman (representing Oorelope constituency), and Ayinde Waliu (representing Irepo/Olorunsogo constituency).

Reliable sources within the House of Assembly revealed that, under the leadership of Speaker Adebowale Ogundoyin, the House had made the decision to suspend these lawmakers due to allegations of working against the House’s leadership.

Another source within the House who preferred to talk on account of anonymity disclosed that the eleven members had previously reported Speaker Adebowale Ogundoyin to the governor.

Additionally, the sources also affirmed that the eleven lawmakers accused the Speaker of sidelining them and mishandling their Sallah (Eid al-Adha) gifts from the governor.

The source stated that the lawmakers also levelled other allegations against the Speaker.

“All eleven members reported the Speaker to the governor. They told the governor that the Speaker had sidelined them, that they were not receiving their fair share of whatever benefits the Speaker was receiving”. Eleven of them stated.

It was further gathered some of the affected lawmakers have been relocating in order to safeguard themselves from the impending suspension.

Meanwhile, when approached, one of the lawmakers named Waheed Akintayo stated that he had not violated any regulations of the House.

While engaging in a telephone discussion with the media platform on Wednesday, Akintayo emphasized that he holds no grievances against towards neither the governor nor the speaker.

He said, ‘’I do not know anything about what you are talking about. I do not know the source of the story. But what I can tell you is that I have not done anything against the ethics of the House”.

“The governor is my leader. I do not have anything against the governor or the speaker. The House is working, and the work of the House is progressing smoothly.”

While commenting on the development, the Special Adviser to the Speaker on Media, Oyetunji Oyekunle, when contacted, said that the House would address the issue on Thursday.

“The House will sit tomorrow to address the issue. They will sit tomorrow, Thursday, to address the matter”. He stated.

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