Again, police threatens Saraki over failure to honour its invitation, reveals its next action

The Nigeria Police Force, on Tuesday, insisted that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki must honour its invitation.

In a statement issued by its spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, the Force said should Saraki refuse to honour its invitation, it “will not hesitate to use all the instruments of the law to ensure” he complies.

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris had asked Saraki to appear at the office of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) in Abuja by 8 am on Tuesday, over his link to the robbery in Offa, Kwara State.

Saraki, however, failed to honour the summons.

However, the statement by the Force reads, “The Senate president must honour police invitation; otherwise the force will not hesitate to use all the instruments of the Law to ensure compliance with the law.

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“The Nigeria Police Force on the 23rd of July, 2018 invited Sen. Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, Federal Republic of Nigeria, to report to the head of the investigation team at the Intelligence Response Team office at Guzape junction, Asokoro Extension, Abuja today, 24th of July, 2018 at 8 am for further investigation on his indictment from confessional statements from some of the five (5) gang leaders arrested for their active participation in the Offa bank robbery and gruesome murder of more than 31 persons and snatching of 21 AK47 rifles on the 5th of April, 2018 but the Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, Federal Republic of Nigeria refused to honour Police invitation as at the time of this press release.

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“The Force, therefore, insists that the Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, Federal Republic of Nigeria is being expected to report to the head of the investigation team at the Intelligence Response Team office at Guzape junction, Asokoro Extension, Abuja and should honour the invitation, otherwise the Force will not hesitate to use all the instruments of the Law to ensure compliance with the law.”

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