As the battle between Ovie Omo-Agege and some of his colleagues at the Senate continues to linger, the senator representing a district in Delta state, showed up at the National Assembly on Wednesday, May 16, for the day’s plenary.
Omo-Agege, who recently won a court case against the Senate for allegedly suspending him, had earlier promised to be at the sitting for Tuesday, May 15. He was, however, absent and no reason was given for this.
Daily Sun reports that the senator, who is expected to face a joint ad-hoc committee with his colleague, Ali Ndume, came to the upper chamber on Wednesday, May 16, and proceeded to his office. He also signed the attendance register.
Legit.ng earlier reported that a joint ad-hoc committee of the Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives investigating the recent invasion of the upper chamber by alleged hoodlums and stealing of the mace has summoned Ali Ndume and Ovie Omo-Agege.
Ndume representing Borno and Omo-Agege from Delta on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were summoned for allegedly aiding the invaders in an incident that happened on April 18.
Legit.ng had also reported how a group of hoodlums stormed the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly during it's Wednesday, April 18, plenary session and stole the mace.
The meeting was on for about 21 minutes when the thugs gained access into the venue and stole the mace.
The mace is the symbol of authority and power of the legislature. The senator was also arresed.
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The Senate thereafter suspended Ovie Omo-Agege, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator from Delta state, for 90 legislative days.
The upper legislative chamber took the decision after it considered a report by its ethics committee.
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