Some unidentified thugs on Wednesday stormed the red chambers of the National Assembly and forcefully snatched and took away the mace which is the symbol of authority of the Senate
The thugs are suspected to be loyal to a suspended Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege
They broke into the chambers when plenary was going on, thereby creating serious confusion and tension.
According to News Agency of Nigeria, the men barged into the Chamber of the Senate, pushed away the sergeant at arms positioned at the entrance and carted away the mace.
It is unclear if the men have succeeded in leaving the national assembly complex but at the time of this report, the mace has been taken away from the chamber.
This incident is coming on the heels of ongoing protest at the National Assembly against the suspension of Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, APC- Delta Central.