April 27, 2015 – Ondo Deputy Governor Olanusi Says Mimiko Impeached Him Against Court Order
Olanusi Shuts Down Impeachment, Says Mimiko Disobeys Court Order
Mimiko Deputy who is reported to have been impeached today has warned the Governor of Ondo state to respect the subsisting court order in respect to the office.
Olanusi insisted that he has not been legally impeached.
His lawyer , Oluwole Kayode said a court order granted On Thursday barred the Assembly Members from impeaching him;
“Another action in respect of the same office and the impeachment process is pending in court and will come up on the 7th of May 2015,” he said, noting that that the hurried nature of the impeachment process is suspect.
“I think public office holders and people who are put in position to defend the constitution must be law abiding,” .“In the light of this disobedience to court order and the impunity displayed in the course of the impeachment proceedings, the Deputy Governor is on solid ground.” – Mr. Oluwole said