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Benue Killings: IGP Idris Appears Before Senate Over Non-Compliance Allegation



The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris has appeared before the Senate to explain his supposed non-adherence to a resolution by the chamber on the 14-day ultimatum to him to apprehend and prosecute the herdsmen alleged of murdering over 70 persons in Benue State.

The police boss is appearing before the Senate’s joint Committee on Police Affairs and Intelligence.

he journalists and lower ranks who accompanied Idris were however dismissed from the venue after the introductory session.

Naija News recalls that considering the IGP’s failure to arrest and prosecute the Benue Attackers, the Senate had on Wednesday summoned the police boss to appear before the Committees on Police Affairs; and Intelligence.

However, Idris did not appear before the panel on Thursday.

Ibukun Josephine Bankole was a Senior Associate at Naija News. A Mass Communication graduate, Ibukun is passionate about journalism especially in the areas of health and child related issues. She loves eating beans, singing, acting and giving motivational speeches. Ibukun is meticulous and has a positive approach to life. Contact me via twitter/Instagram @ibukunbankole_