A female lawmaker, Hon. Onyemeachi Mprakpor, was allegedly beaten by security operatives attached to the the convoy of the Comptroller-General, CG, of the Nigeria Prisons, Dr. Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu for overtaking him within the premises of the National Assembly yesterday evening.
According to the petition presented by the Minority Leader, Hon. Leo Ogor, before the House of Representatives at plenary on Thursday, Mkrakpor who represents Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State, was driving out of the National Assembly when she overtook the 20 car convoy.
“They blocked her car, and started bashing her car. When she wound down the windows, an aide slapped her in the face. The CG sat in the comfort of his car while this happened,” Ogor narrated.
The Majority Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila confirmed Ogor’s report by adding that Mkrakpor had called him, crying, immediately the incident happened.
The lawmakers were deliberating on the course of action to take as at press time