Suspected political thugs reportedly set ablaze the Rivers State House of Assembly (RSHA) on Sunday night, October 29, over the alleged move to impeach the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara and Leader of the House, Edison Ehie.
Some thugs in a white Hilux van invaded the assembly complex at about 9pm, disarmed the security personnel on duty and allegedly carried out the act.
It was learnt that the incident occurred at the assembly complex, opposite the Headquarters of the State Command Police, on Moscow Road, Port Harcourt.
It is alleged that the lawmakers had concluded plans to impeach Fubara and Ehie today October 30 at it resumed sitting following some undisclosed issues.
Over 17 security trucks and four Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) with over 50 federal security personnel have been stationed at the facility. There are rumors that there is a rift between the governor and his predecessor Nyesom Wike, who is now FCT Minister.