Cletus Obun:”If You say the 27 members have lost their seats, it means You Don’t have an Assembly”

Cletus Obun:"If You say the 27 members have lost their seats, it means You Don't have an Assembly"The severity of the political crisis in Rivers State was emphasized by Cletus Obun, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, in an interview with Arise News. Obun issued a warning, stating that the House of Assembly would not be able to convene if it were decided that the 27 members had forfeited their seats.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

He explained that the constitution requires at least one-third of the members to constitute a quorum, which in this case would be nine members. Without a functional Assembly, Obun cautioned that Rivers State would be plunged into a constitutional crisis, exacerbating the already heightened political tensions.

In his words;

“If you do not agree with them, it triggers off the fact that those three members cannot even sit. It means there’s no Assembly in Rivers State. So what we should be having now. Two things would happen. If you say the 27 members have lost their seats, it means you don’t have an assembly because one third of that house ought to constitute a quorum for the sitting of they house”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>