Saturday, 5 July 2014

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MOPOL Officers Wrecked Havoc At Edo State House Of Assembly

Yesterday at the Edo State House of Assembly as more than 50 mobile Policemen in a commando fashion, invaded the Edo State House of Assembly beating and chasing away workers doing renovation work at the complex.

The policemen who were led by Florence Joseph, an Assistant Superintendent of Police [ASP] also allegedly tear gassed the Speaker, Uyi Igbe, threatening to shoot him and other lawmakers who were there to supervise the renovation work.

 She was further alleged to have disarmed Police Orderlies of the APC lawmakers, leaving that of PDP lawmakers who were also there to register their displeasure over the renovation work at the assembly.

Speaking on the matter, the suspended Deputy Speaker, Festus Ebea said the renovation work was unnecessary as according to him, it all amounts to waste of public funds. He said as the chairman of the House Assembly Tenders Board Committee, he ought to have been aware that complex needed renovation, adding the roof was just changed last year and as such does not need to be changed.

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