The Police Thursday said they have recovered the mace of the Nigerian Senate which was taken away from the National Assembly on Wednesday morning by hoodlums.
"Yesterday, this legislative chamber, the nation, and the global community were treated to the theatre of the absurd when armed men invaded the chamber to assault our staff and cart away the mace, the symbol of authority of the Senate".
The police later recovered the senate's stolen mace at a flyover before the Abuja city gate.
Speaking with The Nation in Calabar on Friday, Ita-Giwa said: "I feel the need to comment on the recent dramatic events at the Senate, when a gang of thugs invaded the sacred Senate Chamber and made away with the mace".
Adamu's ordeal began after he led some senators, including Omo-Agege, to stage a walkout from the Senate Chambers in protest against the adoption of the Conference Committee Report on the amendment of the Electoral Act.
Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris had already ordered the FCT Police Command to beef-up security at the National Assembly.
The senator, who represents Delta Central at the Senate, is accused of masterminding thugs' invasion of the Senate and theft of the Mace, the legislative' symbol of authority, on Wednesday.
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However, on Wednesday, Omo-Agege resurfaced at the National Assembly.
A senator who is familiar with what transpired explained how the news of the plot came to Ekweremadu few minutes after the senate commenced its session. We'll get to the root of this matter.
"The incident at the senate is hard for one to understand how it happened".
He added that discreet investigation into the incident was ongoing to arrest and bring the perpetrators to justice.
According to the statement signed by the Special Adviser (Media) to Deputy Senate President, Uche Anichukwu, Ekweremadu stated this in a brief address at the Senate plenary on Thursday.