Five lawmakers in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly have in the early hours of today, stormed the Assembly complex with thugs and heavily armed policemen.
Recall their seats were recently declared vacant by the Speaker of the House, Barr. Onofiok Luke.
1. BREAKING: Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly under siege again.
The former members of the State House of Assembly are back to the Assembly complex this morning. with heavily armed @PoliceNg & thugs.
We call on all Nigerians to rise in condemnation of this heinous crime pic.twitter.com/wyGnUFEnIP
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) November 27, 2018
They were seen with a mace which could be for the impeachment of the Speaker, suspension of the 21 members of the Assembly and probably commence proceedings to impeach the Governor of the State.
It was gathered that the lawmakers chased everyone out, manhandled the Press Secretary to the Speaker, Kufre Okon and headed straight to the chambers.
All the doors were shut while the former lawmakers were still inside the chambers for the proceedings.
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