The Police on Monday cordoned off the premises of Edo House of Assembly to avert possible breakdown of Law and Order. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that more than 10 Hilux patrol vans and an Armoured Personnel Carrier were strategically positioned within and around the State Assembly Complex.
There were also regular and mobile police operatives positioned at the three entrances to the assembly to prevent access into the complex. Already, workers of the House of Assembly have been prevented by the Police from getting to their offices.
The State’s Police Public Relation Officer, Mr. Abiodun Osifo, told NAN that the action was taken to “avoid a repeat of what happened at the complex last Wednesday.”