The police have finally recovered the stolen Mace, this was exclusively gathered by National WAVES. Immediately the mace was stolen, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris immediately instituted a high powered police investigation and Intelligence Team coordinated by the IGP Monitoring Unit of the force and further directed a total lock down of the Federal Capital Territory with intense surveillance patrol and thorough Stop and Search operations at various police check points with a view of arresting perpetrators and possible recovery of the stolen Mace and the Mace was recovered.
It would be recalled that the Senate plenary was disrupted yesterday after suspected thugs invaded the chamber and made away with the mace.
The incident happened few seconds after a suspended senator Ovie Omo-Agege entered the chamber.
It was gathered that about 10 suspected thugs who came to the venue with the senator forced their entrance into the chamber and made away with the mace in a black SUV
The mace is the symbol of authority of the parliament.
One of the security personnel at the entrance of the National Assembly said the thugs told him and other officers they were with the senator.
“We tried to stop them but they told us they were with him (Omo-Agege),” he said.
The Senate has accused a lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege, of leading hoodlums to seize the mace, which serves as the chamber’s symbol of authority.