FG orders probe into mace snatching at Senate

FG orders probe into mace snatching at Senate

The Federal Government has ordered a probe into the mace snatching episode in the Senate on Wednesday.

Some thugs, said to be led into the chamber by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, snatched the mace which is the symbol of authority of the Legislature and went away with it.

While ordering a probe into the matter, the Federal Government, according to a statement issued by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, expressed shock over the development.

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He added that security agencies had been directed to beef up security to forestall a repeat of the situation.

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