An siege on the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly by miscreants loyal to suspended members of the Assembly has been foiled.
The illegal invasion by five sacked lawmakers was aided by some security agents and thugs, who chased out staff of the House of Assembly.
However the arrival of the Speaker of the Assembly Onofiok Luke, who was accompanied by 20 other members marked its tragic end.
The 21 lawmakers have now taken their seats and proceedings for the day have commence.
The clerk of the House Mrs Mandu Umoren and other staff are now seated in the chambers.
The Chief Security Officer of the state, His Excellency Gov Udom Emmanuel arrived the complex and had a private meeting with the speaker in the Speaker’s office.
Source: The Press of Nigeria