IGP Fails To Appear Before Senate, Again

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has again failed to appear before the Senate.

Displeased with the inability of the IGP to honour an earlier invitation by the Senate, the lawmakers had on April 26, slated today for his appearance.

The resolution was reached during last Thursday’s plenary in Abuja after the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawal, briefed the senators on the arrest of Senator Dino Melaye and killings across the country.

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Explaining why Idris had failed to honour the invitation, Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood said the Police Act and Regulation permits a senior officer of the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police and Assistant Inspector General of Police to represent the IGP in an official capacity when permitted.