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VIDEO: Angry mob of People Living With Disability beat up National Assembly guard

A group of disabled persons from the Niger Delta caused a stir at the National Assembly on Thursday demanding better condition of living from those who represent them.

The angry PWDs led by Azikiwe Emotonghem, accused their representatives of abandoning them, even as they suffer deprivation.

He said they were in the National Assembly to have their share of the dividends of democracy especially for the Christmas and New Year festivities.

During the rally, police used tear gas to disperse the protesters and one of them allegedly collapsed and was revived later. They were seen attacking the person who was alleged to have told the police officers to spray them.

Representatives of the President of the Senate and Speaker, House of Representatives assured the protesting group of parliament’s readiness to make life meaningful for every citizen.

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