… Insist IG shows up Nov 26
By Emman Ovuakporie
MEMBERS of the House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs, Friday, walked out representatives of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr Sulaiman Abba.
Chairman of the committee, Hon Usman Kumho told the representatives that it is the legislative duty of the National Assembly to summon anybody to answer questions and in this the only man who can answer the questions is the IGP.
Kumho stressed further that, “after wide consultations with my fellow lawmakers we decided to pick November 26 for the IG to appear before us”.
The IG’s team was led by Deputy Inspector General of Police,DIG, Mr Sotonye Nwakama.
The committee had on Thursday after the police unleashed terror on lawmakers at the National Assembly summoned the IGP to come and explain his role in the premeditated incident.
The IG however wrote the committee that he would be unavoidably absent at the hearing.