Two members of the opposition in the Ondo State House of Assembly were stopped from gaining entrance into the Assembly complex by the security men at the gate in a mild drama.
The drama was revealed in a one minutes, 30 seconds video which had gone viral.
VANTAGE NEWS gathered that the incident happened on Thursday.
The opposition lawmakers affected, Festus Akingbaso and Rasheed Elegbeleye, who are representing Akoko North-East Constituency and Idanre Constituency, respectively were members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Assembly.
In the video, the two lawmakers were seen protesting against the action of the policemen at the gate.
The lawmakers were told by the security guard that the order to lock the gate came from the Speaker, Bamidele Oloyeloogun.
But one of the lawmakers put a call through to the speaker, Bamidele Oloyeloogun, informing him about what happened at the gate yet the gate was not opened for them.
Deputy-Minority Leader and Member representing Ondo West constituency 1, Tomide, tweeted, “Anti-impeachment Honorable Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly prevented from entering the house of assembly today to attend plenary. Security officers at the gate claimed they are under strict instructions to deny all anti-impeachment lawmakers access.”
See the video of the incident below:
HAPPENING NOW: 2 members of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Festus Akingbaso & Hon. Rasheed Elegbeleye were prevented from entering the Assembly Complex to attend Plenary sitting. Security officers at the gate said they were instructed to deny all anti-impeachment members pic.twitter.com/W1ccNwRDtt
— Olúyẹmí Fásípè 🇳🇬 (@YemieFASH) September 10, 2020