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Court stops suspension of Ondo lawmaker

An Ondo State High Court has halted the suspension of the lawmaker representing Eseodo constituency, Hon Success Torhukerhijo from Ondo state house of assembly. 

Though he was suspended for an alleged misconduct, the lawmaker who obtained the court injunction said he was victimised for not signing the impeachment notice against the Deputy Governor; Hon Agboola Ajayi.

Justice Ademola Bola who granted the ex-parte motion, restrained the Assembly, Speaker, their officers, agents and servants were restrained from suspending Torhukerhijo and stopping him from carrying out his legislative function pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice in this suit.

The defendants/respondents, their officers, agents and servants were also restrained from stopping the benefits or other entitlements of the claimant as an elected member of the House of Assembly pending the determination of the motion on notice.

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