BREAKING: 26 Rivers Assembly members defy Fubara, holds plenary 

Report reaching MOUTHPIECE NGR news room say 26 Rivers Assembly member are currently holding a plenary session.

The lawmakers who obviously appeared angry in their look condemned the demolition of the assembly complex and adopted the auditorium of the assembly residential quarters as its hallowed chamber.

Recall that the Rivers State Government had on Tuesday explained that the decision to demolish and rebuild the Rivers State House of Assembly Complex was due to the structural defects which arose mainly as a result of the recent explosion and fire incident which rendered the main building unfit for human use.

The statement, which was issued by the Rivers State Commissioner for Information Mr Joseph Johnson, said after the visit of the Governor to inspect the level of damage done to the building on the day of the fire incident, it became necessary to invite professionals to advice the government on the integrity of the building.

It would be recalled that on the night of the attack on the complex explosive dynamites were used to attack the complex which shook it to foundation. There were visible cracks on the walls afterwards, and the entire structure looked frail and unsafe for legislative business.

Meanwhile about five members of the Rivers Assembly who are loyal to Governor Fubara held a sitting on Wednesday for the state 2024 budget which was presided by a factional speaker, Ehie Edison. 

Edison Ehie is one of the 4 lawmakers in the camp of Governor Siminalayi Fubara.

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