An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has stopped the state House of Assembly from going ahead with the impeachment process against the Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan.
The court, presided by justice Ladiran Akintola stopped any removal process the state assembly may want to initiate.
Justice Akintola ordered that the status quo antem be maintained until the determination of the suit filed against the lawmakers by the embattled deputy governor.
The court adjourned the matter to July 5 to allow the House to file its reply to the claims of the deputy governor.
Olaniyan was represented by his counsel, Chief Afolabi Fashani (SAN), while the lawmakers were represented by the Director of Legal Services, O. Olabanji.