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Ekiti Assembly Suspends Ex-chief Whip For Absenteeism

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Ekiti State House of Assembly

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has suspended the member representing Ikere Constituency II, Sunday Akinniyi, for “absenteeism” at conferences.

He was additionally sanctioned for alleged terrorism and sleeping by conferences within the final three years.

The lawmakers additionally barred Akinniyi from the neighborhood of the Assembly advanced and mandated the Clerk to lodge a formal grievance of menace to lives of members in opposition to him to safety companies.

The Chairman House Committee on Information, Dr. Samuel Omotoso, stated the suspension adopted a collection of allegations levied in opposition to him by the Leader of Business, Tunji Akinleye.

He stated the choice was reached primarily based on a report submitted after due investigation carried out by Ayodele Fajemilehin-led committee of the meeting.

He stated; “Hon Akinniyi Sunday was alleged, a few weeks in the past, of breeding terrorism throughout the Institution of the House, violence in the direction of the Mace in a correctly constituted plenary session, belligerence perspective and acts of bellicosity in opposition to his colleagues and pugnacious behaviours in his constituency in opposition to his personal folks, all amounting to gross misconduct and unbecoming of any honourable member of this House.

“The suspended member was additionally repeatedly common in absenting himself particularly when points referring to his constituency is slated for dialogue.

“Despite complaints of negligence from his people, he remained adamant.”

Omotoso recalled that Akinniyi was initially eliminated because the Chief Whip of the House on May 24, 2018 when his malfeasance was turning into insufferable, in an try to make him alive to his tasks.

Omotosho suggested Akinniyi to pay extra consideration to his well being and use the interval of his suspension to come back out of his “embarrassing sleep syndrome by sleeping at home rather than chasing shadows.”

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