Gunshots in Akwa Ibom Assembly as Gov Emmanuel Moves to Avert Impeachment [Photos]

There was mayhem in Akwa Ibom State, south-south Nigeria Tuesday when Governor Udom Emmanuel arrived the complex of the State House of Assembly to disrupt the sitting by the five members of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

In an extraordinary development, the five sacked lawmakers had earlier this morning taken over the main chambers of the house in a purported plot to impeach the governor.

Following the arrival of the governor, the factional speaker, Nse Ntuen was manhandled and harassed by security personnel and his vehicle was almost mobbed as gunshots rang out at the chaotic complex.

This comes a week after the assembly complex was shut by the police after an invasion by alleged APC thugs challenging the sacking of the lawmakers.

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