Policemen have taken over strategic areas leading to the Anambra State House of Assembly, as the lawmakers are expected to resume sitting.

On Tuesday, Rita Maduagwu, Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, was impeached. See Also Breaking News BREAKING: Anambra Speaker Impeached Over 'Financial Impropriety'

According to NAN, the policemen were stationed at Ekwueme Square, NULGE Secretariat Junction. They also barricaded roads leading to the complex with patrol trucks.

Workers in the Anambra Universal Basic Education Board, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the High Court, all within the assembly area, were forced to disembark from commercial vehicles and walk.

Those in private vehicles were thoroughly screened to establish their identities and destinations, while some vehicles were diverted from the area.

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