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Police takes over Edo Assembly

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 The Police on Monday cordoned off the premises of Edo House of Assembly (EDHA) to avert possible breakdown of law and order.

More than 10 Hilux patrol vans and an Armoured Personnel Carrier were strategically positioned within and around the state assembly complex.

There were also regular and mobile police operatives positioned at the three entrances to the assembly to prevent access into the complex.

Already, workers of the house of assembly have been prevented by the police from getting to their offices.

The Police Public Relation Officer in the state, Mr Abiodun Osifo told NAN that the action was taken to “avoid repetition of what happened last Wednesday at the complex”.

It would be recalled that crisis erupted on Wednesday after 16 members of the assembly removed the erstwhile Speaker of the House, Mr Victor Edoro.

Edoro was replaced with Mrs Elizabeth Ativie.

Suspected thugs  took over the assembly complex and engaged in a shooting match l after the Edoror’s removal.

Efforts by Governor Adams Oshiomhole to convince majority of the legislators to reinstate the impeached Speaker at a meeting in Benin City few days ago was rebuffed by the legislators who vowed hat Edoror will not return as Speaker because of his alleged corrupt practices.

About Charles Igbinidu

Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

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  1. Why, my state experiencing dis national embarrasment when d gov election nd state assembly is just 4 months frm now. Adams Oshiomole my Gov pls, intervene nd restore peace.

  2. apc is no longer in edo ,pls fight o

  3. pdp has haijackd powdr frm oshomole

  4. Keep quite my frd, Adams is going, n PDP is taking over, that is y he annouced a minimum wage of 25k, so that d pdp man will find it difficult to pay

  5. Shut up, after the regae make u poo

  6. U ar not serious.can ur state gvno pay salaries?

  7. Doing nothing government, Inconclusive leadership with their totalitarian power in Edo governmwith house..

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