Bayelsa - The Nigerian Bar Association has queried the Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, for leading thugs to attack a Federal Court in Yenagoa, the state capital, Premium Times reports.
The governor was caught on video, walking into the court premises, accompanied by his police guards and hangers on, before hooligans, including rifle-wielding police officers, invaded and attacked the court.
The video sparked outrage with many Nigerians demanding an independent investigation into the attack.
Dickson is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, and a onetime attorney general of Bayelsa State. He is also a former member of the House of Representatives.
The NBA president, Augustine Alegeh, said that the association of lawyers in Nigeria had sent a letter to the governor, asking him to explain his actions in the court.
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