Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly have served an impeachment notice on the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi accusing him of gross misconduct.
There were however heavy security presence at the Ondo State House as the lawmakers were holding plenary.
Okay.ng gathered that 14 lawmakers supported the impeachment of Ajayi.
It can be recalled that Ajayi resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but insisted on remaining in office.
He also indicated an interest in running in the forthcoming governorship election.
To however stall any impeachment move, Ajayi has rushed to an Abuja High Court where he filed seeking to stop the impeachment proceeding and enforced his fundamental right of association.
Other defendants in the suit were the Inspector General of Police, State Commissioner Of Police, Department of State Services (DSS) and the Speaker of the Assembly, Mr David Oleyeloogun.