Stolen Mace: NASS panel summons Senator Ndume, Omo-Agege

There was apprehension on Tuesday as the Joint Senate and House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating the invasion of the Senate chamber and the theft its mace invited Senators Ovie Omo-Agege and Ali Ndume to appear before it

They were summoned over their alleged roles in the attack on the Senate.

The committee’s chairman, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, announced the summons after a sitting by the panel in Abuja.

Na’Allah, who read the letter to be sent to the senators, said that testimonies by security personnel at the National Assembly Complex before the committee indicted Omo-Agege and Ndume.

He said that testimony of the Sergeant-at-Arms indicated that Ndume stopped the Mace keeper from taking it to safety when the thugs stormed the chamber.

Na’Allah linked the invitation of Omo-Agege to the testimony of the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Sergeant-at-Arms.

The Mace was snatched by thugs during the Senate plenary session on April 18, at about 11:30am.

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