The Deputy Governor filled an application before the State High Court, Lokoja, to challenging the purported impeachment notice served to him by the State House of Assembly, on grounds that it was served out of time and marred with irregularities.
The case is set for hearing on the date to be announced soon by the court.
Omokoshaban.com previous post disclosed that the State Assembly had earlier begin an impeachment procedure against the Deputy Governor over accusations of gross misconduct.
The impeachment notice was read by the majority leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC) as a petition on the floor of the Assembly. He said the petition was based on three grounds of criminal indulgence, financial misappropriation and non-performance.