Mayhem broke out today as thugs invaded the senate chambers of the national assembly as plenary was about to commence on Wednesday
Proceedings was disrupted as sitting commenced with dozens of thugs walked into the chambers in the company of one of the senator, representing Delta central, Ovie Omo-agege recently suspended by Senate
In the confusion that ensued, One of the thugs grabbed the mase and ran out of the chambers
Several sergeants at arm that tried to stop the thugs were injured in the process.
Recall that Omo-Agege was suspended last week over his remarks that the amendment of the 2010 Electoral Act, which changes the sequence of elections set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari.
However, reports have it that some groups have charged the Senate president and other members of the senate to court over Omo Agege’s suspension.
In his reaction Abdullahi Sabi, spokesman of the upper legislative chamber, opined,“This action is an act of treason, as it is an attempt to overthrow a branch of the federal government of Nigeria by force, and it must be treated as such.
“All security agencies must stand on the side of due process and immediately mobilise their personnel to retrieve the mace and apprehend the mastermind and the perpetrators of this act.
“This action is also an affront on the legislature, and the leadership of the house has come to express their support against this action.”