President Bukola Saraki yesterday said the Inspector General of Police,
Ibrahim Idris must appear before the panel probing allegations levelled
against him by Senator Isah Hamma Misau.
IGP was to appear on Wednesday before the Senate ad-hoc committee
investigating various allegations levelled against him and the Police
Service Commission by Misau, but the IGP through his lawyer, Alex
lzinyon (SAN), wrote the panel saying he will not appear as the case was
before a court.
the Senate on the none appearance of the IGP, Chairman of the probe
panel, Senator Francis Alimikhena (APC,Edo) said they have given the IGP
next Tuesday to appear before the panel. Responding,
Saraki said: “The Deputy Chief Whip, you have given the IG another date
to appear before you. Feed us back on the outcome of that on Tuesday.
the chief law enforcing officer, one will expect that he should know
what the law is and he should know that there have been many judgements
in this case and that they cannot stop the Senate from doing its job. “I
think that he is best advised to follow the law and ensure that he has
nothing to hide. And come and appear like anyone else before the