The Edo State House of Assembly was thorn apart on Tuesday, after some 16 lawmakers impeached the Speaker of the House and the deputy.
At plenary, convened without the speaker, the lawmakers put forward allegations of incompetence and highhandedness.
Another dimension to the issue erupted when the Speaker arrived with some supporters.
One of the supporters jumped from the gallery quickly took hold of the mace and dropped it on the stand, insisting that that was the right time to begin the plenary.
Channels Television captured some of the moments.