Following the alleged assault video on an artisan by aides of Abak local govt chairman, the Akwa Ibom state House of Assembly has suspended the Local Govt Chairman.
At plenary yesterday where all 25 members were present, the house resolved that the chairman be suspended and a thorough investigation conducted.
The motion for suspension was raised by member representing ikot aabasi/east obolo tate constituency, Uduak Ududoh-PDP brought the motion before the floor of the house.
He said, ”The video has gone viral and it is embarrassing to the governor, the House of Assembly and all right-thinking people of Akwa Ibom state and therefore, the alleged actor in the video suspected to be the chairman of Abak LGA has questions to answer since the incident happened in the local government council secretariat
the majority leader Udo Kirean moved the motion to pass the resolution to suspend Mr Williams while Mrs Benita Ukpe the deputy will act in his stead .
The resolution for the police to handle the criminal aspect and ensure all culprits are brought to book.