Nigeria, April 10 -- The council chairman of Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State, Tajudeen Ajide, has been suspended by the legislative arm over alleged misappropriation of funds and abuse of office.

PREMIUM TIMES understands that the decision to suspend Mr Ajide was reached by all the nine councillors in Surulere local government.

They are also seeking the approval of the Lagos State House of Assembly to impeach the council chairman.

According to a statement issued at the end of its plenary session on Friday, and made available to PREMIUM TIMES, the chairman reportedly refused to make available all legal documents of all contracts issued by his administration from inception till date.

They, subsequently, passed a vote of n...