Abia Assembly members-elect urged to Resists Gov. Otti imposition of speaker

Abia State House of Assembly members-elect, have been urged to stop the State Governor, Alex Otti from imposing a stooge as the next Speaker.

People’s Democratic Party, PDP, National Integrity Forum made the remark while charging members-elect of the House to stop Otti’s alleged attempt to produce a rubber-stamp Speaker.

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Francis Nwite, the group said the state legislatures should pick a person with credible qualities as the next Speaker.

The statement applauded the 11 PDP members-elect for their uncommon perseverance and unity of purpose to ensure that the independence of the 8th Assembly of Abia House remains the citadel of democracy devoid of Executive manipulation and rubber stamp leadership.