The Senate President, Senator David Mark, today condemned the use of teargas on Senator and Members of the House of Representatives by the Police describing the action as barbaric.
Mark, also ordered the immediate suspension of plenary session in both Chambers of the National Assembly.
This following the invasion of the National Assembly by security operatives who thoroughly tear gassed Senators, Members of the House of Reps., Staff and Journalist this morning.
Embarrassed Senator Mark, who had rushed out of the House of Reps. Chamber ostensibly to address the situation on hearing the development, was thoroughly tear gassed along with his colleagues while returning to his office after conferring with the Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal and his deputy, Emeka Ihedioha.
David Mark ordered the shut down of the National Assembly till November 25th