Rt. Hon. Collins Chiji of Isiala Mbano has just been elected Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly.
He was elected unopposed following a nomination by Lawman Duruji (Ehime Mbano) and seconded Kennedy Ibe (Obowo).
The new Speaker was elected on the platform All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and defected to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) three days ago to enable him to emerge as Speaker.