‘Gov Dapo Abiodun sacrificed me because of Yayi’— impeached speaker

..Oluomo heads to court, says he’s disappointed in the governor

The impeached Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, has expressed disappointment in the lack of intervention from Governor Dapo Abiodun and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC which he had expected.

Oluomo broke his silence three days after being impeached by 18 lawmakers, asserting that he remains the Speaker and he is going to challenge the impeachment procedure in Court.

Addressing a press conference at his quarters on Friday, Oluomo described the impeachment as dramatic and revealed that he chose to leave the premises for the governor’s office when it commenced.

According to him, he has waited for the party’s leadership to intervene without success, this I have decided to take the matter to court. 

Despite describing Governor Abiodun as his benefactor and expressing gratitude for endorsing his candidacy for the Speakership twice, Oluomo emphasized the need for justice. 

He, however lamented that the governor sacrificed him because of his closeness to Senator Solomon Adeola popularly called Yayi, whom he described as a close friend. 

Impeached on Tuesday and replaced by Oludaisi Elemide, a lawmaker representing Odeda constituency, Oluomo accused aggrieved lawmakers of terrorizing him since the beginning of his second term.

“I remain Speaker of the Assembly. I have even filed a suit asking the court to determine whether the Speaker of the Assembly could be impeached through a jest,” Oluomo declared.

Responding to allegations of financial misappropriation, Oluomo stated that he has records of transactions between him and the members of the house.

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