Inauguration of Edo assembly: Lawmakers take grievances to NASS

Inauguration of Edo assembly: Lawmakers take grievances to NASS

- Edo lawmakers have stormed National Assembly to demand for fresh inauguration of the state assembly

- The lawmakers are demanding proper inauguration of the state assembly by Governor Obaseki

- A court earlier barred Adams Oshiomhole from getting involved in the state assembly legislative duties

No fewer than 14 lawmakers of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from Edo have taken their grievances to National Assembly over inauguration of the state assembly by Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Vanguard reports that the lawmakers are demanding proper inauguration of the state assembly by the governor.

House of Reps members from the state led by Comrade Peter Akpatason and Julius Ihonvbere are expected to move a motion asking the National Assembly to take over the running of Edo assembly until a proper inauguration is done.

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It was learnt that 14 of the lawmakers fled the state after thugs allegedly loyal to the state government attacked them in a hotel, beating up four of the elected members including the younger brother of the national chairman of the APC, Seid Oshiomhole.

Legit.ng had reported that the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, was barred by a court from further interfering in the legislative matters of the Edo state House of Assembly.

Also barred is the inspector-general of police, Adamu Mohammed. The duo were asked to stop harassing legislative members of the Edo state assembly.

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Justice M Umar gave this order after the clerk of the Edo assembly, Yayaha Audu Omogbai, filed an ex parte motion.

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