Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Meet The Newly Installed Female Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly [PHOTO]

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, members of the Edo State House of Assembly, EDHA, impeached their Speaker, Victor Eboror.

It was not clear why the man was removed from office, but close watchers of political happenings in the state said they saw it coming and were not surprised that the lawmaker was sacked from the exalted position.

Also impeached by the Assembly was Eboror’s deputy, Festus Ebea.

After both legislators were booted out of office, a longstanding member of the Assembly, Elizabeth Ativie, was elected as Speaker.

The lawmaker represents Uhunmwode Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly and she is loved by her people and colleagues as well.

Ativie is known in her constituency to have influenced and completed various laudable projects especially in Oke, Orhua, Irhue, Idummwui ugha and Izikhiri.

She has once served as Chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development, a position she used to bring development and uplift women in Edo State.

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