Senate summons IGP, Army, DSS over abductions

Senate summons IGP, Army, DSS over abductions

Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has once again been summoned by the Senate, to explain the reason(s) for the recent abductions in the country.

The upper legislative chamber also summoned the Department of State Service and the Army to appear and offer explanations on the issue. notes that the development was made public by Senate president Bukola Saraki, via his Twitter handle, @bukolasaraki, on Wednesday, May 16.

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The Senate president noted that another 87 persons had been "abducted off the nation’s highways.” He stressed that the trend could not be allowed to continue.

As he tweeted:

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This development comes following a previous report by, that Senate president Bukola Saraki is set to lead a 10-man delegation to President Muhammadu Buhari over an alleged attempt to implicate him in a criminal matter.

This followed an explanation on the matter by Saraki at plenary on Wednesday.

While addressing his colleagues, Saraki said the Kwara state governor Abdulfatai Ahmed brought his attention to an alleged plan by the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, to force some suspects to implicate him in a criminal matter.

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