–As Police,DSS Lay Seige to Abia Assembly Complex
By Promise Uzoma Okoro,Umuahia
The Speaker of the Aba State House of Assembly Rt Hon Chikwendu Kalu has revealed that some Forces in the State is threatening the Abia State House of Assembly with Federal Might, should the Assembly fails to behave in “some certain Manner”
Rt Hon Chikwendu Kalu who gave the Revelation while welcoming Members of the Abia State House of Assembly at the resumption of the Assembly’s Plenary for the Year 2018 today Monday 22nd January 2018 in Umuahia ,said the Abia State House of Assembly will at all times submit to the rule of Law.
“Few Days ago,we were threatened with the Federal Might if we fail to behave in some Certain Manner”
“The House will continue to discharge it functions, and we shall at all times Submit to the Rule Of Law” He Said
The Comments by the Speaker may not be unconnected with the recent developments in the house over the defection of Rt Hon Martyns Azubuike the Former Speaker of the House,Hon Prince Ikedi Ezekwesiri,Hon Theophilus Ugboaja and Hon Chibuzor Solomon Okogbuo from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP),All Progressive Grand Allaince(APGA) to the All Progressive Congress(APC) on the 9th of January 2018.
PUO Reports that Policemen numbering about 40 were on Monday Morning Stationed at the gate of the Abia State House of Assembly Umuahia,confirming the insinuation in some quarters that there are plans to Seal the Abia State House of Assembly should the Seats of the Lawmakers who defected to APC declared Vacant.
Some Officers of the Department of State Security Services(DSS) were also sighted by our correspondent at the Assembly Complex .
The Former Speaker of the House Rt Hon Martyns Azubuike on Monday hinted the House that his Defection to APC from PDP is hinged on Section 109 Subsection 1 of the 1999 Constitution which empowers him to swich Political Parties.