Abuja - Security operatives have prevented the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, from gaining entrance into the National Assembly Complex, Premium Times reports.
The spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress, Lai Mohammed, said the deputy speaker, Emeka Ihedioha, is already in the chamber and may likely preside over the plenary session to debate over the extension of the state of emergency in three states requested by President Goodluck Jonathan.
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Tambuwal had adjourned the House shortly after his defection to the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) on October 28.
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