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Oyo State Assembly impeaches Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan

The Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan has been impeached by the State house assembly.

Olaniyan was impeached by members of the state House of Assembly on Monday.

The deputy governor was impeached around 11:30 am by the lawmakers.

The House of Assembly is dominated by members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The lawmakers during the plenary on Monday announced that they impeached the deputy governor following the recommendation of the panel set up to investigate him.

The announcement of the impeachment was made on Monday following the adoption of the recommendations of the report of the seven-man panel set up to investigate allegations levelled against the deputy governor.

Twenty-three of the 32 lawmakers in the Assembly endorsed his impeachment.

Olaniyan had been elected into office in 2019 with Governor Seyi Makinde under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party but had a falling out with the governor over time.

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