A group of persons living with Disabilities are currently protesting at the National Assembly Abuja.
The angry PWDs led by Azikiwe Emotonghem, accused their representatives of abandoning them, even as they suffer deprivation.
physically challenged persons from the Niger Delta region besieged the National Assembly Complex in Abuja on Thursday morning to protest what they termed neglect by their representatives in the National Assembly.
it was reported that they forced themselves inside the National Assembly Complex despite resistance by security operatives at the NASS gate.
Security aides of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, hurriedly moved away his official vehicles parked at the entrance of the Senate new wing.
The spokesperson for the physically challenged persons, Amos Etim, told our correspondents that they arrived at the National Assembly from the various states of Niger Delta to demand their rights from their representatives.
They claimed that they were being denied their rights despite being educated.
One of them fainted and they are trying to revive him as of the time of filing this report.
The leadership of the National Assembly led by the Senate Deputy Whip, Sabi Abdullahi, and some Senators from the Niger Delta region later came out to address them.