Atiku Speaks On Akwa Ibom Assembly Siege
Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has described the siege on the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly as a threat to democracy.

Concise News had reported earlier that five recently sacked lawmakers were escorted into the Assembly complex on Tuesday morning by thugs and men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) who chased staff out of the complex.

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Speaking on the development, Atiku said, “The ongoing siege of Akwa Ibom House of Assembly is reprehensible & stands condemned.

“Such action is a threat to democratic institutions & portends grave danger to our democracy.

“The FG should direct security agencies to rein in these anti-democratic elements & restore peace.”