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Anambra Impeachment Saga: Gunshots Rock Assembly As Security Strive To Fend Off Thugs, Lawmaker Collapses

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Anambra Impeachment Saga: Gunshots Rock Assembly As Security Strive To Fend Off Thugs, Lawmaker Collapses

There was pandemonium at the Anambra State House of Assembly on Thursday, following the invasion of the complex by thugs.

Tension has continued to rise at the Anambra State House of Assembly, following attempts by factions of the House to reconvene for legislative duties.

A faction of the Assembly had last Tuesday removed the Speaker of the Assembly, Rt Hon Rita Maduagwu, and Hon Ikem Uzoezie nominated as the Speaker.

According to Daily Post, Maduagwu who surfaced later and briefed journalists debunked being removed.

She later held a separate plenary and adjourned to same date as the first group.

But an attempt by both groups to reconvene today (Thursday) was faced with stiff opposition as security officials deployed to the complex restricted movement.

However, shooting erupted when some thugs mobilised by unknown politicians attempted to gain entrance into the complex, resulting in heavy shooting of canisters of teargas.

Hon Beverly Ikpeazu, a member of the Assembly representing Onitsha south 11 state constituency was caught in the shooting, resulting in her breaking down.

Ikpeazu was first stopped by security agents who denied her entry into the Assembly, but shortly before she could introduce her self, a hail of teargas meant for touts caught her.

As at the time of filing this report, newsmen were still barred from going into the complex, while most offices in the Assembly complex had been locked by police officers, while the chambers remain shut.

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Anambra Impeachment Saga: Gunshots Rock Assembly As Security Strive To Fend Off Thugs, Lawmaker Collapses

Anambra Impeachment Saga: Gunshots Rock Assembly As Security Strive To Fend Off Thugs, Lawmaker Collapses

 

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