Food vendors on Tuesday took advantage of the barricade of the National Assembly entrance by security operatives to make brisk business.
Newsmen, the assembly workers and other Nigerians, who were barred from entering the assembly complex, resorted to the vendors for food as they waited at the entrance.
Security operatives of the Department of State Service had as early as 7am, barricaded the entrance to the complex, denying some lawmakers, journalists and staff of the assembly, access into the premises. The lawmakers were later, at about 9am, allowed into the premises, but newsmen, assembly workers, including Clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Sani-Omolorin, and other Nigerians, continued to be barred from entry. Read more