Posted by: Onyedi Ojiabor, Assistant Editor and Sanni Onogu, Abuja in News Update 20 hours ago
The Senate President, David Mark, on Friday provided insights into his visit to the Green Chamber of the House of Representatives in the heat of the commotion in the National Assembly on Thursday.
Already, according to a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President, Kola Ologbondiyan, Speaker Aminu Tambuwal and Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State have appealed to Mark to “tamper justice with mercy.”
They urged the Senate President to “forgive Hon. Abdul Malik Usman Cheche (PDP Niger) who assaulted him on the floor of the House on Thursday.”
Mark further explained that he was in the House “to ascertain the safety of Tambuwal and his colleagues” having received reports that canisters of tear gas were targeted at the lawmakers.
“I also went to confer with…
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