The Senate Spokesman, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, had described the invasion of the senate chamber as an act of treason.
In a press statement, he said, “This action is an act of treason, as it is an attempt to overthrow a branch of the Federal Government of Nigeria by force, and it must be treated as such. ”
This action is also an affront on the legislature, and the Leadership of the House has come to express their support against this action.
“All Security agencies must stand on the side of due process and immediately mobilize their personnel to retrieve the mace and apprehend the mastermind and the perpetrators of this act.”
“While condemning the act, he called on the security agents to take charge and ensure the maze is returned by the the chamber.”
It would be recalled that around 11:55am, some armed hoodlums led by suspended senator, Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege were reported to have invaded the senate, chamber during plenary, and sieze the Maze, which is a symbol of authority of the Red chamber
Two people were injured during the invasion and said to have been hospitalised for proper treatment.