Ado Ekiti - The National Assembly may intervene in the crisis rocking the Ekiti State House of Assembly, reports Leadership.
The House of Representatives has indicated its readiness to take over legislative functions in the state, as allowed by the Constitution, should the crisis in the state Assembly persist.
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The Lower House would be relying on Section 11 (4) of the 1999 Constitution which empowers it to take over the functions of State Assembly incapacitated by a prevailing situation in the state.
The House is expected to deliberate on the crisis when members recovene from their recess on December 3.
The Ekiti Assembly now has two factions, with 19 members of the All Progressives Congress under the leadership of the Speaker, Adewale Omirin on one hand and another set of seven members from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)led by a new Speaker,’Dele Olugbemi on the other.
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