BREAKING: Police lay siege on Edo Assembly complex
Police operatives have surrounded the Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City.
The security officials, it was gathered, cordoned off the complex to forestall alleged planned attack on the facility.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), Ayoola Ajala, was seen at the helm of the operation.
ElombahNews, it could be recalled, reported that the Edo State Deputy Speaker, Hon. Yekini Idiaye was impeached by the House.
The impeachment, it was learnt, raised fears of an attack on the Assembly prompting to police to cordon off the area.
More details as events unfold…