The twenty – two Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, members of the Benue State House of Assembly on Wednesday took over the Assembly complex following the withdrawal of stern looking Policemen from the complex.
It was also gathered that the twenty -two members of the State Assembly were allowed access into the complex and inspected the offices within the complex.
The Speaker, Titus Uba, who spoke to newsmen thanked Nigerians for standing with the House and resisting the siege laid on the premises by the police.
His words, “We are here to take over the Assembly to perform our legitimate duty as directed by our people. We have taken over and you can see I am here with my colleagues.
“We thank every Nigerian that stood by us during this struggle. It is the struggle to save the soul of Benue State and finally we have succeeded.
“Even at the National Assembly, yesterday, (Tuesday) the DSS were moved out, today the police in the Benue State House of Assembly have been moved out.
“So today, I want to assure you that we are going to resume our duties, this house is on adjournment and we will reconvene after and do our duties legitimately”.