Speaker of the House of Reps Aminu Tambuwal was earlier denied entrance to the National Assembly premises where the police officials and SSS allegedly teargassed the members of the National Assembly including the honorable speaker, at some point, some lawmakers reportedly fainted. however, the Speaker has finaly gained entrance and most of the members are looking for water to ameliorate.
Tambuwal, who had been prevented from driving through to the premises of the Assembly complex was smuggled into the Chamber by loyalists who overpowered security operatives at the second and third gate.
Senate President, David Mark has ordered the shut down of the National Assembly till Tuesday next week, November 25th, following this morning’s chaos in which the Speaker of the House of Reps, Aminu Tambuwal, and other lawmakers were allegedly teargassed and prevented from entering the Assembly complex. Mark announced this few minuts ago at the Senate plenary session.
The IG of police was also ordered to appear before the House to explain what happened today. Meanwhile the House of Reps have adjourned till December 3rd.