The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has been impeached, according to Channels Television report.
He was impeached by 19 of the 37 members of the Imo House of Assembly.
The Assembly had earlier received a report by a panel set up by the state chief judge which allegedly indicted Mr Madumere of gross misconduct.
Mr Madumere has been having a running political battle with Governor Rochas Okorocha over the latter’s successor in 2019.
While Mr Madumere seeks to succeed Mr Okorocha, the governor reportedly supports his son-in-law.
The head of servive, Calistus Ekenze has become the new deputy Governor.