Speaker of the Imo State Home of Meeting, Chiji Collins, has been lambasted for brazenly referring to the official autos given to the 27 members of the Meeting by the instant previous Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, as refurbished automobiles.
The Speaker, in accordance with a report, was mentioned to have made the utterance whereas talking on the unveiling of official autos bought for appointees of the Hope Uzodinma’s authorities held just lately in Owerri, the state capital.
Reacting to the Speaker’s utterance, the member representing Oguta state constituency, Frank Ugboma described it as false, embarrassing and top of sycophancy unbefitting of a Speaker.
Ugboma who’s the Deputy Minority Chief of the Home has, nevertheless, suggested the Speaker to desist from boot licking and reward singing of any authorities in energy to retain his place because the Speaker.
He mentioned, “I refuse to consider that the speaker truly made such assertion as credited to him, but when he did, it’s most unlucky and embarrassing to the ninth Home as a result of his claims are completely false.
“Could I inform the general-public that the official autos underneath reference are 2019 model new Prado Jeeps given to the Home members within the yr 2019. One wonders how possible a 2019 mannequin Prado Jeeps could possibly be refurbished in the identical 2019.”
The lawmaker who’s of PDP extraction additional cautioned the Speaker to face his legislative responsibility and cease sycophancy.