The trapped lawmakers were members of the nPDP, a “breakaway” division of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), who have rejected Bamanga Tukur as their party's national leader.
Sources say the police officers were led by the DPO of Asokoro police division. There reportedly was tension when the security tried to deny entry to the DPO and his retinue of officers.
In photos: DPO of Asokoro Police division (in orange polo shirt) invades G7 governors’ meeting with a retinue of officers. The governors allegedly ‘dared’ his ‘to do his worst’. Seen here, he is telling the governors to remain on their seats.
The siege is now over, as the governors have been released.