Ebonyi News Updates – The fourteen members of Ebonyi State House of Assembly led by Mrs Helen Nwobashi were arrested by men of Ebonyi State Police Command, on allegations of forgery and breaking into the Assembly Complex on the twenty-first of last month.
The lawmakers were arrested by the Police outside the Judiciary complex in Abakaliki, after a court sitting over a motion filed by Mrs Nwobashi seeking the validation of her emergence as the Speaker of the State House of Assembly and an order of perpetual injunction restraining Mr Chukwuma Nwazunku from parading himself as the speaker.
The lawmakers, Blaise Orji, representing Afikpo South East; Frank Onwe, representing Ohaukwu North and Eni Chima, representing Afikpo South West were recalled based on the recommendation by the House committee set up to investigation them.
The reinstated Speaker of the House, Chukwuma Nwazunku, welcomed the recalled lawmakers and charged them to be of good behavior.
Ebonyi News – Police arrests Ebonyi Lawmakers