There has been a free for all fight in the chamber of the Sokoto State House of Assembly over an attempt to impeach the Speaker, Salihu Maidagi.
The Speaker had to be whisked away by his security aides, in the midst of fighting by rival lawmakers.
The fracas began in the Assembly after the House Deputy Majority Leader, Ibrahim Kware led aggrieved lawmakers to call the Speaker a thief.
The allegation caused commotion in the House, as members engaged each other in fighting and breaking the assembly mace in the process.
During the fight, the Speaker who was rescued by security aide went away with the broken mace.