Two Legislators locked out of Assembly complex in Ondo

The crisis rocking Ondo state house of assembly took another dimension as there was a mild drama this afternoon at the entrance of the Assembly as two members of the opposition  were prevented from entering into the House by the security men at the gate.

The lawmakers were seen in a one minute, seconds video that went viral. 
The lawmakers that were prevented from gaining access to the assembly complex are: Mr Festus Akingbaso and Mr Rasheed Elegbeleye, who are representing Akoko North-East Constituency and Idanre Constituency, respectively are members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Assembly.
The two lawmakers were seen protesting against the action of the policemen at the gate.

It was reported that security guard told the lawmakers that the order to lock the gate came from the Speaker, Mr Bamidele Oloyeloogun.

But one of the lawmakers put a call through to the speaker, Mr Bamidele Oloyeloogun, informing him about what happened at the gate yet the gate was not opened for them.

One of the aggrieved lawmakers, Elegbeleye, confirmed the video and said it was “a deliberate act” to shut them out.

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