It was reported that suspected hoodlums on Thursday broke into the Ogun State House of Assembly.
The suspected hoodlums was said to have attacked the office of the Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, and made away with the assembly’s mace.
The spokesman for the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.
Oyeyemi stated that the coat of the arm has been recovered but the stick is still missing.
Oyeyemi said, “Yes, there is an unfortunate incident today in the assembly complex. The hoodlums broke into the assembly through the ceiling and removed the official mace of the house. That is why the Commissioner of Police has to go there for an on-the-spot assessment.”
When asked how it was recovered, the PPRO said, “The details will be disclosed after the entire mace is recovered.”
The PPRO however added that an investigation into the burglary and theft has commenced.