The Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Momoh Jimoh Lawal, has been impeached for alleged incompetence and high handedness.
Lawal, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was impeached by 17 out of 25 members.
Godwin Osiyi is the new Speaker and is also of the PDP.
John Abah is the Deputy Speaker and Linus Enenche, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, is the Minority Leader.
They say the development is not connected with the post election crisis in the state following the death of APC governorship candidate, Abubakar Audu, who was on the verge of a victory.