HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MOVE TO SUSPEND ANOTHER MEMBER

The House of Representatives, yesterday, moved against one of its members, Johnson Agbonayinma (Edo-APC) over his comments on the amendment of Electoral Act.

Agbonayinma had in an interview said the National Assembly did not follow due process in the controversial amendments.

Moving a point of order, Awaji Abiante who drew the attention of the House to the comments made by his colleague, claimed Agbonayinma abused his office by dragging the House to disrepute.

In his ruling, Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, said the National Assembly had followed the same procedures in amending the electoral act over the years

However, the matter has been referred to the committee on ethics and privileges to investigate and ascertain whether the allegations were true or not.

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