Tension in Ebonyi as Council Chairman Slaps Lawmaker

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SWITZERLAND, DECEMBER 19 – Over two hundred persons, on Thursday, stormed Government House Abakaliki, to protest after the Chairman of Ohaukwu Local Government Area , Clement Odah allegedly slapped a lawmaker in Ebonyi State.

The protesters stormed the Government House with ply card written “Chinedu Onah, Don’t Allow Political Hartlot Use You In Ohaukwu LGA”.

There was a mild drama on Wednesday in Ebonyi State after the Chairman of Ohaukwu Local Government Area , Clement Odah allegedly slapped a lawmaker, Chinedu Onah.

It was gathered that after the ugly incident happened, the Ebonyi State House of Assembly immediately ordered the police to arrest and prosece the council Chairman.

According to the House, Mr Odah allegedly aassaulted Mr Onah in the committee room of the Assembly Complex located in Nkaliki, Ebonyi State.

Odah was reportedly angry that the House stopped the confirmation of four nominees for management committee members and Liaison officers during their screening at the Assembly.

He accused the Lawmaker of masterminding the stepping down of the four nominees.

According to report, he allegedly barged into the committee room when some members were holding a budget defence hearing.

Some Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDA) in the state were in attendance.

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