Unknown persons on Wednesday night broke into the office of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Taiwo Oluomo, and made away with the Mace, the official symbol of authority.
Following the development, security has been beefed up at the Assembly complex located a few metres away from the Governor’s Office inside the State Secretariat, Oke – Mosan, Abeokuta.
On Thursday, security operatives manning the gate of the Assembly denied visitors access into the complex.
State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, however, confirmed the the theft of the Mace from the Speaker’s office.