Unidentified Persons Invade Senate, Snatch Mace

Written by on April 18, 2018

Unidentified persons on Wednesday invaded the Senate Chambers and disrupted the ongoing proceedings.

The invaders snatched the mace and took it away.

Reports say the men are supporters of Senator Ovie Omo- Agege who was suspended last week.

However, there is heightened security at the National Assembly and the Senate has gone into a closed-door session.

The National Assembly has given the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and Director General of the Department of State Security, 24 hours to recover the Mace.

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu said that the thugs attempted to kidnap two Senators. but the Senators refused to be intimidated.

While the Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, says the House of Reps stands in solidarity with the Senate and condemns every attempt to undermine democracy.


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