Twenty-seven members of the Rivers State House of Assembly, led by Speaker Martin Amaehule, conducted a session at the assembly complex early this morning.
Our correspondent learned that the lawmakers successfully deliberated on two issues related to the suspension of the strike by the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PSAN). Additionally, the lawmakers requested the police to prosecute those responsible for the burning of the chamber.
At the entrance of the Rivers State House of Assembly complex, four police vans are stationed. During the sitting, no vehicular or human movement was allowed on the Moscow Road axis of Port Harcourt. Our correspondents reported that senior police officers locked the entrance to the state Assembly complex after the session. More police officers have now been deployed at the gate of the Assembly complex.