A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Don-Pedro Obaseki, has accused the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF Abubakar Malami of abusing the law.

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Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, Obaseki said that the crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly has shown that the AGF is partisan.

He said: “I will state clearly that Mr. Malami has shown himself as a law officer, as a most-partisan one who decides to speak depending on what part of the (political) party divide he is on. What he has done is a flagrant abuse of the law.”

He also accused the newly sworn-in lawmakers in the assembly of “forging a mace” which enabled their swearing-in.

Calling for the arrest of the 17 lawmakers, Obaseki revealed that the original mace is with Frank Okiye who was removed as Speaker of the house.

He said: “They have gone to forge a mace. When you forge a mace, you are forcefully taking over a part of the government.

“That is treasonable. The original mace still lies with the Speaker, Mr Okiye. The Department of State Service should go and arrest them. They are a threat to the state.”


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