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Some workers at the national assembly created a scene on Monday, after Biodun Olujimi, senator representing Ekiti south, allegedly asked her aide to assault a member of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN).

The lawmaker was reportedly irked by the decision of the PASAN member to ride in an elevator with her.

The senator was on her way to the public hearing of the senate committee on petroleum downstream, investigating the N5 trillion subsidy payment to the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC).

Olujimi allegedly ordered her aide to slap the official. 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 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.

“From today, I will start entering lift with senators. No senator will ever push me out,” a national assembly staff said in anger.

It was learnt that the parliamentary staff were holding the congress to embark on a strike.


Speaking with journalists after the incident, Olujimi vowed to take the matter up with the police.

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  2. What man can do woman can do even bitter.

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  3. Is there any law prohibiting staff of the National Assembly from using the same facilities with the political office holders like senators? Has senator olujimi forgotten that she has only 4 years to use in the national assembly? This is an embarrassment to this country and the senator should be make to face the penalty for her arrogant action..

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