A Sacked lawmaker responsible for invading the Akwa-Ibom house of assembly with thugs was mercilessly beaten up and some of his thugs were also arrested by the Nigerian police force.
Hon. Idangesit Ituen stormed the house of assembly earlier today with thugs in protest over his sack by the speaker of the state house of assembly, Onofiok Luke.
The Akwa Ibom state house of assembly was barricaded this morning by police and other Law enforcement agencies in the state following an uncovered plan by Idongesit wh represents Itu consituency to use hired thugs to stop the house from sitting this morning
It was gathered that the House decided to sit today due to the public holiday declared by the federal government tomorrow.
Ituen, who defected to the All Progressives Congress APC recently, thought that the speaker, Mr Luke was going to declare his seat vacant today following the directive of the Court last week.
Luke received a court judgement last week sacking the state lawmaker who defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).