Bukola Saraki must obey the rule of law -Force Headquarters


The Nigeria Force headquarters Insist that the Senate President ,Bukola  Saraki must Honour Police Invitation or Police will use instruments of Law to ensure compliance.

Abuja – The Police at Force headquarters said on Tuesday that the police personnel seen in pictures laying siege at the home of the Senate President, were those in the convoy of Dr. Bukola Saraki and others attached to him saying the Force did not besiege the Senate President residence as alleged.
“The Nigeria Police Force’s attention was drawn to the innuendos in the early hours of (Tuesday) today that some Police men were seen surrounding the residence of the Senate President.


“The Force wishes to categorically state that there was no authorized deployment of Police personnel to besiege the residence of the Senate President or his deputy as reported in the media” It said in a statement by Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood.
“The police personnel seen in pictures in the media were those in the convoy of the Senate President and others attached to him.
“However, the Inspector General of Police has directed a thorough investigation to ascertain the facts in the episode. The Force will not allow the end of justice to be perverted by this distraction.
“The Nigeria Police will ensure that the rule of law prevails in this matter”
Meanwhile, following Monday night’s invitation to Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki by the Police to appear before homicide detectives and answer questions regarding the Offa Bank Robbery and killings and his non appearance, the Force headquarters on Tuesday insisted that the Senate President must honour Police Invitation.
“The Police will not hesitate to use all the instruments of the Law to ensure (Saraki’s) compliance with the law” it added.
On Saraki’s non appearance before the IRT over the Offa Bank Robbery investigation, the statement said, “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 investigation team at the Intelligence Response Team office at Guzape junction, Asokoro Extension, Abuja on Tuesday, 24th of July, 2018 at 8am 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.
“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 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.

Source: Vanguard 

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