Saraki/IGP Crisis: Senate Set Up 10-Man-Committee To Meet Buhari
The Senate on Wednesday set up a 10-man-committee to meet President Muhammadu Buhari over the alleged plan by Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to indict President of the Senate Bukola Saraki in a crime.
Saraki raised the issue during the plenary on Wednesday, adding that the Kwara State Governor, Abdufatai Ahmed notified him of the plot to use some cult suspects to implicate him.
The suspects, who were arrested in Kwara State, according to Saraki had since been transferred to Abuja on the order of the IGP for trial.
Saraki noted that the plot of the police IG was to doctor the confessional statements of the suspects in order to implicate him.
In a complaint read to the Senate, Saraki lamented that the IGP had decided to tarnish his image because the Senate had summoned him over the continuous killings in Nigeria.
He said that Idris had refused to appear before the Senate but chosen to indict him in a crime he knew nothing about.
In the light of this, the Senate inaugurated a committee to meet Buhari. The committee is to be led by the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki.
Other members of the committee are Senator Danjuma Goje, APC, Gombe Central, the Senate leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, APC, Yobe North; Senate Minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, PDP, Akwa Ibom North East; Senate Chief Whip, Senator Olusola Adeyeye, APC, Osun Central; Senator Abdullahi Adamu, APC, Nasarawa West; Senator Aliyu Wamakko, APC, Sokoto North; Senator Sam Egwu, PDP, Ebonyi North; Senator Fatima Raji-Rasaki, PDP, Ekiti Central and Senator Oluremi Tinubu, APC, Lagos Central.