March 29, 2013 – Imo State Deputy Governor Jude Agbaso Impeached; Replaced By Chris Madumere Over N400 Million Contract Bribe
The deputy governor of Imo State Nigeria, Mr Jude Agbaso has been impeached.
Agbaso was sent packing after Imo State Assembly voted for his impeachment on Thursday March 28th, 2013.
We learnt 25 out of 26 state legislators voted for Imo State Deputy Governor’s impeachment yesterday.
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has appointed Chris Madumere as Agbaso’s replacement.
Agbaso was impeached over 400 million naira contract bribe.
After Governor Rochas Okorocha chose Mr. Agbaso as his running mate, Sahara Reporters had reported that Mr. Agbaso was a fugitive from justice in the United States where he was indicted for fraud. After his installation as deputy governor, Mr. Agbaso hired an attorney who arranged a deal to resolve his indictment. The terms of that resolution were not made public.