Update: Senators meet Buhari over alleged rift between Saraki, IGP Ibrahim Idris

Update: Senators meet Buhari over alleged rift between Saraki, IGP Ibrahim Idris

President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly meeting inside the Aso Rock Presidential Villa with members of the Nigerian Senate who were delegated by their colleagues to discuss over the alleged issues between Ibrahim Idris and Bukola Saraki.

Premium Times reports that the nine-member committee was set up recently after Saraki raised an allegation that Idris was planning to frame him in the handling of some suspects arrested in Kwara.

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According to the report, Saraki told his colleagues that Idris transferred the suspects undergoing interrogation from Kwara to Abuja saying this was aimed to make statements that would implicate him.

The police warned Saraki but confirmed that the suspects were actually transferred.

The members meeting with the president include Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan; chief whip, Olusola Adeyeye; minority leader, Godswill Akpabio; Danjuma Goje; Sam Anyanwu; Aliyu Wammako; Fatima Raji-Rasaki; and Oluremi Tinubu.

Legit.ng earlier reported that a Senate delegation was expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, May 22, over allegation by Bukola Saraki against the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris.

Recall that Idris was accused by the Senate president on Wednesday, May 16, of planning to implicate him in the trial of some suspected cult members apprehended in Kwara state.

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A source said on Monday, May 21, that the meeting between the president and the Senate delegation will be held on Tuesday after plenary.

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Source: Legit.ng

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