Some thugs on Wednesday invaded the Senate chamber during plenary at 11.30am and made away with the mace.
ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is expected to host the conference on ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement of Persons, Goods and Services aimed at putting to an end illegal migration of herdsmen from other countries into the country as well as cattle rustling.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria and rights activist, Festus Keyamo, has opened up on why he accepted to serve as Director, Strategic Communications of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation for the 2019 presidential poll.
The Nigeria Police Wednesday afternoon arrested Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, at the National Assembly premises. He was immediately taken away in a black hilux van.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Action Peoples Party (APP) and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have condemned the invasion of the National Assembly and seizure of the Senate Mace by hoodlums and called for immediate probe and prosecution of culprits.
The Senate has described as a treasonable felony, the action of suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who led unidentified men to the chamber of the Senate to snatch the mace which is its symbol of authority.
Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has described as illegal and unconstitutional, the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege by the Senate. He said no legislative house has the power to remove or suspend any of its member.