There are indications that there are serious security lapses within the premises of the National Assembly, with an increasing rate of robbery into the offices of federal lawmakers at both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
In just a few hours after Senator Oluremi Tinubu, APC, Lagos Central reported that her office at the National Assembly was burgled and valuable items carted away, a member, House of Representatives, Hon Muhammed Gausu Boyi representing Ringim / Taura federal constituency from Jigawa state has also reported a similar case.
The office of Senator Oluremi Tinubu was on Wednesday burgled by unknown thieves in the Senate. Confirming the ugly trend yesterday in his office, the NASS DPO , SP Umar Sambo said that such reports have been received by him and investigations into the acts were already on going.
In a letter of notification addressed to the Sergeant at Arms, Brigadier -Gen Mohammed Sani, Hon Boyi decried how his office was emptied by the thieves.
According to him in the letter dated 10th January , 2019, missing from his office after the burglary were 2 Samsung Plasma Television sets, 2 HP Photocopy machines, 1 water dispenser, 1 Samsung Refrigerator and a Printer Machine.
The federal lawmaker explained that his office Assistant, Abba Yusuf, discovered the burglary incidence in the early hours of Thursday 10th January 2019 when he reported for work.