There was a mini uproar at the National Assembly premises on Monday where
Some workers created a scene, this happens after Biodun Olujimi, senator representing Ekiti south, allegedly orders her aide to assault a member of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN).
Olujimi is a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmaker was reportedly furious by the decision of the PASAN member to ride in an elevator with her while on her way to the public hearing of the Senate committee on petroleum downstream, investigating the N5 trillion subsidy allegedly paid to the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC).
Senator Olamijimi was said to have asked her aide to slap the official whose identity was not revealed. The national assembly staff immediately told members of PASAN who were holding a congress on the second floor of the new wing of the senate.
This later caused an outrage as his colleagues stormed out of the Congress in a bid to attack the lawmaker, who was scuttled to safety by her security guards.
An enraged national assembly staff whilest speaking to journalist after the incident vowed to start using the elivator with any law maker. “From today, I will start entering lift with senators. No senator will ever push me out,” Olujimi however vowed to take the matter up with the police.