Touching: Saraki, Ekweremadu visit staff assaulted during NASS Invasion (Video)

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Saraki and Ekweremadu examining the injury inflicted on the brave sergeant-at-Arms
Saraki and Ekweremadu examining the injury inflicted on the brave sergeant-at-Arms

By Ifeanyi Nwoko

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has visited the female Sergeant-at-Arms, Mrs. Sandra Davou who was assaulted during the invasion of the Senate on Wednesday.

The Senate was invaded on Wednesday by hoodlums suspected to have been led by the suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, and the mace which is the symbol of authority of the senate was snatched and stolen from the complex.

Mrs Davou who bravely stood her ground to protect the sanctity of the senate and its staff of authority, was assaulted by the hoodlums who also attempted to kidnap a senator before making their way out of the complex.

The President of the Senate who was in Washington DC at the time to attend some of meetings by the World Bank and IMF, just returned and went to the home of the brave staffer to pay her a visit.

Saraki was accompanied on the Visit by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.

See Pictures from the visit below:

Saraki making his way into the home of the assaulted Sergeant at Arms
Saraki making his way into the home of the assaulted Sergeant at Arms
Saraki supporting the brave Sergeant-at-Arms as she limps towards him
Saraki supporting the brave Sergeant-at-Arms as she limps towards him
Saraki and Ekweremadu examining the injury inflicted on the brave sergeant-at-Arms
Saraki and Ekweremadu examining the injury inflicted on the brave sergeant-at-Arms

Watch a video of the visit:

While in Washington, Saraki condemned the attack while commending his colleagues in the Senate and others in the House of Representatives for standing up in solidarity to defend democracy in Nigeria.

He also called on the security agencies to ensure that the culprits are brought to Book.

Meanwhile, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who was alleged to have orchestrated the attack and was arrested by the police on the day of the attack, has been released.

The Senator also got an injunction from the court preventing the Police, DSS and the Attorney General from arresting him or ordering his arrest.

 

 


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