The Speaker Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Frank Okiye has been impeached.
Hon Frank Okiye was impeached by nine out 10 inaugurated state lawmakers on Monday.
Okiye is a loyalist of Governor Godwin Obaseki.
Amb Marcus Onobun from Esan West constituency, was elected to replace Okiye as new speaker.
The impeachment is coming barely a month to the inauguration of Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term in office.
Okiye, who only recently defected from the All Progressive Congress to Peoples Democratic Party, was accused of financial recklessness.