Invasion of Justice Odili's Home: IGP Usman Alkali Confirms Arrest of Raiders

Invasion of Justice Odili's Home: IGP Usman Alkali Confirms Arrest of Raiders

  • There’s a new development concerning the invasion of Justice Mary Odili’s residence in Abuja, on Friday, October 29
  • Recently, the Police have confirmed the arrest of those who invaded the residence of the Supreme Court judge
  • The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali made this known in an interview at an event held in Lagos

Lagos- Operatives who raided the residence of Supreme Court judge, Justice Mary Odili have been arrested, the Inspector General of Police (IG) Alkali Usman confirmed.

The Nation reports that the IGP made this disclosure during an interview at a two-day capacity building workshop for security operatives in Lagos and Ogun organised by the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Zone Two, held at Victoria Island, Lagos.

Justice Odili’s residence was on Friday night invaded by armed security operatives for reasons yet to be ascertained.

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We’ve arrested raiders of Justice Odili’s residence - IGP Usman Alkali
Police have arrested operatives who invaded Justice Odili's residence in Abuja. Photo credit: Henry Echeson
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The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubarkar Malami (SAN), Department of State Services (DSS) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), all denied any involvement in the invasion which attracted widespread reaction and condemnation.

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Following public outcry, the IG on Monday, November 1, disclosed that an investigation into the incident had commenced and assured the perpetrators would be fished out and brought to justice.

Giving updates on the case, Usman said:

“I have taken my time not to speak quickly on this issue to ensure that when I speak, I am able to give Nigerians information on what transpired or what has been done. To the best of my knowledge, we have been able to arrest the perpetrators and we are investigating the circumstances surrounding the invasion or siege on the judge’s residence.”

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Odili: PDP alleges APC plans to hijack 2023 elections

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the assault on the home of Justice Mary Odili is a renewed plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to hijack the 2023 election as it did in 2019.

The opposition party was reacting to the security raid carried out in the residence of the Supreme Court Justice.

Recall that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, October 29, stormed the Abuja home of Justice Odili.

We did not carry out any operation in Justice Odili’s home, EFCC cries out

Earlier, previously reported that the EFCC denied news making the round that the Maitama, Abuja home of Justice Odili, was invaded by personnel of the commission.

According to the anti-crime agency, there is no truth in the news that Odili's home was invaded by EFCC operatives.

This was disclosed in a statement made available to


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