Bayelsa State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed a resolution under matters of urgent importance condemning last Saturday’s invasion of the Opu-Nembe community in the Nembe local government area of the state by policemen.

Speaking on the floor of the assembly during deliberations on a motion sponsored by the lawmaker representing Nembe Constituency 1, Oteigbanyo George-Braah, the speaker, Abraham Ingobere, urged the inspector-general of police to obey subsisting court order by withdrawing the policemen deployed in Opu-Nembe, appealing the inspector-general of police, the Bayelsa State commissioner of police and other relevant security agents to carry out a comprehensive investigation and promptly arrest the perpetrators.

Speaking with journalists aside from the chamber, the sponsor of the motion, George-Braah, described the situation in the community as dire and deserving of urgent attention.

On his part, the leader of the House, Monday Bubou, expressed sadness over the invasion by the police, which they unanimously said was politically motivated.

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