The police in Edo state have taken over the Edo State House Assembly as the governorship election in the state draws nearer.
Edo State House Assembly
Fully armed police operatives have taken over Edo House of Assembly complex in Benin City.
The Nation reported that dozens of the security officials stormed the complex while patrol vehicles were stationed around the area.
The move was to forestall alleged planned attack on the facility.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), Ayoola Ajala, led the operation, which is ongoing.