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VIDEO: Edo Assembly members exchange punches — the second time in a year

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The events that led to the eventual impeachment of Justin Okonoboh and the swearing in of Kabiru Adjoto as Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly on Monday were anything but amicable.

Supposedly “honourable” members threw all sense of decency to the winds and engaged in a free-for-all, caring less that journalists were taping the scenes with their cameras.

This is not the first time the Edo State Assembly would be providing the public with such unsolicited comic relief. It also took a fight in the open for Okonoboh’s predecessor to be impeached, a little less than a year ago.

In fact, Adjoto is the fourth Speaker of the Edo State Assembly in the last two years.

Here is a video of what transpired at the Edo Assembly on Monday:

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