Edo State Lawmakers Engage In Physical Fight At State House (PHOTOS/VIDEO).
The tension in Edo state House of Assembly took a different turn on Monday, June 23, 2014 as lawmakers resorted to physical fight in a bid to enforce the suspension of their colleagues.
In a War of Words: The Edo State lawmakers threw insults at each other before engaging in a physical fight. Photo: /Channels TV
According to Channels TV, trouble began when the court bailiff served contempt proceedings on the four lawmakers while they sat with their other colleagues outside the Edo State House of Assembly, calling each other unprintable names when both factions arrived the House for sitting on Monday morning, they insisted they were going in despite the suspension and injunction from the courts‘.
The Police commissioner who tried to speak with the lawmakers to calm down, however, fail on deaf ears as the lawmakers carried out with their fight.