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Women Dressed in Black, Storm Akwa Ibom Assembly
Akwa-Ibom Women Protest Over Leadership Crisis
Akwa-Ibom women all dressed in black stormed the premises of the state House of Assembly in protest over the on-going leadership crisis.
Led by the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Women Affairs, the women held placards with various inscriptions expressing their disapproval over the recent crisis in the Assembly.
Accusing the police of complicity, they called for the removal of the Commissioner of Police in the state.
Speaker of the Akwa Ibom Assembly, Onofiok Luke, later came out to address the women.
Gist 36 had earlier reported the on-going crisis in Akwa-Ibom State House of Assembly which led to gun shots being fired.
The report also stated that the Akwa- Ibom Assembly had moved for the removal of Governor of the state, Udom Emmanuel.