The Nigerian Senate have said that the taking away of the Mace by hoodlums on Wednesday was led by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, a member representing Delta Central Senatorial District.
The Senate made this known through it’s verified Twitter account. The statement reads:
“Today, some hoodlums led by suspended Senator @OvieOmoAgege walked into the Senate plenary and seized the symbol of authority of the Upper Legislative Chamber, the mace.
“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...”