The ongoing Public hearing on Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) being conducted by the House Adhoc Committee on PIB was disruoted on Thursday after host communities took on each other over some issues.
The sitting was disrupted in the middle of submissions by some of the host communities at the venue.
The Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM) was about to make a presentation when a disagreement among the communities ensued leading to an exchange of blows
Security operatives however intervened and calmed the situation.
The host communities promised to address the press on the issue later.
By Balarabe Alkassim