Police Take Over Edo Assembly Complex

Nigerian Police have taken over the Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital.

The police gathered in large numbers to at strategic places around the building, denying everyone from entering the complex.

Police said the aim is to forestall breakdown of laws and order from impending taking over of the complex .

The speaker had on Wednesday raised alarm over impending forceful takeover of the assembly by people he didn’t mention.

The assembly yesterday impeached the deputy speaker and elected another lawmaker as deputy speaker.

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