The Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Rita Maduagwu, has been impeached.
She was impeached by 20 out of the 30 members of the House on Tuesday.
The motion to impeach her was moved by Ikem Uzozie, representing Aguata II constituency. He was seconded by Onyebuchi Offor (Ekwusigo constituency)
Maduagwu was accused of financial impropriety, gross misconduct and sundry allegations.
Ikem Uzozie was appointed the new speaker of the house.