- Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described the attack on the Senate as a dangerous precedent
- The former vice president stated that he is utterly embarrassed, shocked and outraged by the ugly development
- He said the attack by thugs should not go unpunished, no matter who is involved
The attack on the Senate and the abduction of the mace by certain ‘hoodlums’ reportedly led by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday, April 18, has been condemned by former vice president, Atiku Abubakar.
In tweets posted on his Twitter handle, @atiku, the former VP registered his shock and outrage, and described the incident as a dangerous precedent.
NAIJ.com notes that Atiku stated that the perpetrators of the attack should not be allowed to go unpunished.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that Senate president, Bukola Saraki, reacted to the attack on the Senate by suspected hoodlums describing it as an attack on the country’s democracy.
Saraki spoke from Washington where he was attending the Spring Meeting of the World Bank/International Monetary Fund on Wednesday, April 18.
He commended the deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, and other members of the Red Chamber for their swift reaction.
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