Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday, raised an alarm over the heavy
presence of policemen and security operatives around the Edo State House of
alleged that the federal government mobilized security operatives to take over
the state House of Assembly.
a tweet on it’s verified Twitter handle, the party claimed that the federal
government’s decision was due to the popularity of the state Governor, Godwin
however, described the action as unacceptable.
News! Irked by the growing popularity of @GovernorObaseki of Edo state and
overwhelming acceptance by his people, the @OfficialAPCNg led Federal
Government has mobilized @PoliceNG and other security agents to take over the
state house of assembly. This is totally unacceptable,” PDP tweeted.
Updates had reported that the premises of Edo State House of Assembly was on
Thursday morning besieged by security officers from the Nigeria Police force.
had it that some elected House members who are on the side of the All
Progressive Congress, APC, loyal to the former party chairman, Adams Oshiomhole
had perfected plans for sitting at the Assembly complex, which is currently