The ad hoc committee set up by the House to probe the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly has commenced its task.
The fifteen yet to be sworn in lawmakers of the state insist there was no proclamation by the Governor for the inauguration of the House.
National Assembly Correspondent, Joke Adisa reports that a fact-finding panel on the crisis rocking the 24-member Edo state parliament kicks off its assignment with this interface with the aggrieved members now taking refuge in Abuja.
The chairman assures all concerned that the committee will be fair.
The fifteen legislators not yet sworn in paint a picture of abuse of the law by the State governor with the late night inauguration of nine members,
three of whom were allegedly hounded into the Assembly complex. They insist there was no proclamation by the governor as stipulated by law
The Federal lawmakers also made necessary interventions to get to the bottom of the matter
The committee is headed to Edo state to meet with the State governor, his deputy, the other legislators inaugurated, the Benin Monarch, the Clerk to
the State House of Assembly and others crucial to its assignment. The 13-man panel is to submit its report next week.