Hoodlums on Thursday broke into Ogun State House of Assembly and carted away with the mace.
The report gathered that men of the underworld broke into the speaker, Olakunle Oluomo’s office overnight and stole the official symbol of the legislature.
An anonymous source revealed that this is the second time the hoodlums bulged the assembly complex in the last three weeks.
When our correspondent visited the assembly located with metres away from the Governor’s Office, in the precinct of the State Secretariat, Oke – Mosan, Abeokuta, some security agents denied journalists access into the complex, citing order from above.
It was gathered that the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun had earlier on Thursday visited the assembly for on the spot assessment.
When contacted, the Spokesman of the Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident.
He said the head of the mace has been recovered, while investigation into the bulgary and theft has commenced.