The plenary session of the lawmakers in the Benue State House of Assembly was yesterday disrupted when a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and that of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) engaged in free-for-all over house leadership.
Daily Post reports:
Lawmakers at the Benue State House of Assembly on Tuesday literally turned the hallowed chamber to a boxing ring after engaging each other in what could be tagged a legislative show of shame.
The brawl, Daily Post learnt, broke out following the election of Barr Adanyi of the (APC Makurdi south) as Majority leader.
Apparently not okay with Adanyi’s election, Hon. Martins Aza (PDP Makurdi North) objected, saying they were 16 in the house so should have the majority.
Argument ensued between two lawmakers in the process who reportedly descended on each other, thus exchanging deadly blows.
However, the timely intervention of other lawmakers present prevented the lawmakers from causing more harm.
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