The police has sealed the troubled Ondo State House of Assembly over the lingering leadership crisis rocking the legislative chamber.
Acting Speaker of the House, Malachi Coker disclosed that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris ordered the indefinite closure and the Assembly had adjourned sitting indefinitely following the police action.
Coker appealed to members of the Assembly to come together and work for the interest of the state and not for individual’s interest or pecuniary gains.
The Assembly, had on Friday, Jan. 27, impeached the Speaker, Ms Jumoke Akindele, and other principal officers over allegation of N15 million fraud.
The money was allegedly found on the Assembly’s Paymaster, Makanjuola Adesina, who told the lawmakers that it was withdrawn on the instruction of the Speaker for a project which he failed to disclose.