The Secretariat of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), located in Area 10, Garki, was thrown into confusion on Thursday after the councillors said they had suspended Council Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, for two weeks.
Despite the suspension, Mr Adamu, was still performing his official duties.
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that confusion enveloped the area immediately after the legislators announced the decision, with workers and other people running helter-skelter following sounds of gunshots.
Some motorists were forced to abandon their vehicles as everyone on sight scurried to safety.
The legislative arm of the council took the decision after deliberating on a petition submitted by a civil society organisation on January 21.
NAN also reports that the…