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Protesting APC lawmakers walk out of Rivers Assembly proceedings

PORTHARCOURT— Four All Progressives Congress, APC, lawmakers staged a walk out yesterday during a proceeding of the state House of Assembly, protesting what they perceived as manipulations of the Order of the House by the predominant Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, House to elect a Minority Leader.

The APC lawmakers were apparently dissatisfied with the emergence of Mr. Benibo Anabraba, representing Akuku-Toru state Constituency 2.

Anabraba is a member of the APC but he is reportedly the son of a chieftain of the PDP in the state, Chief Ferdinand Anabraba.

He was nominated for the office of Minority Leader by a PDP lawmaker, Sam Ogeh, representing Emohua state constituency and the nomination was seconded by another PDP lawmaker, Edison Ehie, of Ahoada East state constituency II.

Source :BNN