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PHOTOS: Protesters Take Over Lagos Assembly Over Plans To Impeach Ambode

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group of protesters stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly today to protest against the planned impeachment of the state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.

The men and women, who carried banners with inscriptions of their agitations, said the removal of Ambode would disrupt the peaceful conduct of the general elections.

 

 

The group of supporters demeanded that the lawmakers allow the governor complete his tenure.

The Assembly had accused the governor of gross misconduct and illegally spending from the 2019 budget, which had yet to be approved.

 

 

They had given the governor seven days to defend the allegations or risk impeachment.

Police vans were mounted at the entrance to the Assembly today, as the protesters stood outside, singing solidarity songs.

 

 

One of the men, who identified himself as Jimoh to newsmen, said Ambode did not deserve the treatment being meted out to him.

 

 

He said, “I am concerned as a Lagosian. His performance is visible. They should leave him alone. I was not paid to come for this protest. Nobody gave me anything. They should just allow him complete his tenure, which ends in a few months time.”

 

 

However, it was gathered that the protesters kept increasing in numbers at the front of the Assembly.

 

Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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