For overtaking the convoy of the Comptroller-General, CG, of the Nigeria Prisons, Dr. Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu within the premises of the National Assembly yesterday evening, a female lawmaker, Hon. Onyemeachi Mprakpor, was allegedly beaten by security operatives attached to the convoy.
According to the petition presented by the Minority Leader, Hon. Leo Ogor, before the House of Representatives at plenary on Thursday, Mkrakpor who represents Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State, was driving out of the National Assembly when she made to overtake the 20- car convoy.
“They blocked her car, and started bashing her car. When she wound down the windows, an aide slapped her in the face. The CG sat in the comfort of his car while this happened,” Ogor narrated.
Ogor’s report was corroborated by the Majority Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who added that Mkrakpor had called him, crying, immediately the incident happened. As at press time, the lawmakers were still deliberating on the course of action to take.