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Senate Summons IGP Idris Over Killing Of 9 Police Officers In Abuja

The Senate has summoned the Inspector- General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris to brief its Senator Abu Ibrahim (APC Katsina South) led Committee on Police Affairs on the circumstances behind the Monday killing of seven police officers at Galadimawa Junction in Abuja.

In addition to the seven police who were killed along one civilian by unknown gunmen stationed at a Police Post at the junction of Galadimawa Roundabout after Sun City Estate, on the way to the airport, the committee will also investigate the circumstances that led to the killing of two other police men at Abaji. Information on the death of two additional policemen at Abaji was raised on the floor of the Senate by the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Aduda, PDP, FCT.

Senator Ibrahim, while responding to enquiry by the senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki on the gruesome murder of the security agents during plenary Thursday, said that the police chief has been invited to appear before the committee on Tuesday next week.

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