Former Bayelsa Assembly Speaker Resigns One Week After He was Impeached

A former Speaker of the Bayelsa state House of Assembly, Tonye Isenah has tendered his resignation letter. Isenah’s letter which was dated September 30 was read on the floor of the Assembly by his successor , Monday Obolo during Monday’s plenary session. The former Speaker was impeached by 17 out of 24 members on September…

Bayelsa Assembly : Dickson Congratulates New Speaker

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has endorsed the election of a new Speaker for Bayelsa House of Assembly which took place under chaotic  circumstances on Monday. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there was heavy shooting at the Bayelsa House of Assembly during a session of the assembly when hundreds of youths stormed the…

Isenah Speaks on Impeachment

Tonye Isenah, Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly has dismissed the report of his impeachment. He insisted that he remained the speaker of the assembly on Monday in Yenagoa. The plenay on Monday witnessed gunshots at the Bayelsa House of Assembly by some youths that stormed the assembly complex in Yenagoa. Isenah, however,  adjourned the…

Gunmen Storm Bayelsa Assembly as Speaker, Isenah is Impeached

Gunmen on Monday stormed the Bayelsa state House of Assembly complex following an attempt to Impeach the Speaker, Mr. Tonye Isenah. Trouble allegedly began when some members of the Assembly initiated impeachment proceedings against Isenah who is expected to resign today to pave way for Mr. Monday Obolo representing the Southern Ijaw Constituency 2 refused…

Bayelsa Guber Poll: House Speaker, Isenah to Vacate Office

The Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Tonye Isenah will on Monday vacate his position following pressures from leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election. Isenah representing Kolokuma/Opokuma Constituency 1, according to sources will formally announce his resignation when the House convenes on Monday. The…