The Imo State house of assembly has begun the impeachment procedure against the Deputy governor of the State, Eze Madumere.
In a vague justification of the process, the Imo State Assembly members are accusing the Deputy Governor of gross misconduct.
13 members out of the 27 have signed the petition brought by the Deputy Speaker, Nnanna Ozuruigbo, accusing the Deputy Governor of abounding from his office for over 3 months without obtaining permission.
Other allegations levelled against the Deputy Governor including refusal to carry assignment from the Governor, prolong absence from state meetings.
Meanwhile, the Special assistant on media to the Deputy Governor, Uche Onwuchekwa has released a statement stating that the office of the Deputy Governor .has not been served of any impeachment notice and the allegations against the Deputy Governor were false and concocted.