Police Deny Involvement In Siege On Saraki’s House
The Nigerian police has denied that it’s operatives are responsible for the siege laid on the Abuja residence of Senate President, Bukola Saraki in the early hours of Tuesday.
They also further stated that police personnel seen in various pictures in the media were those in the Senate President’s convoy and his security detail.
The submission is contained in a statement by the force public relations officer, Jimoh Moshood on Tuesday which reads:
“The Nigeria Police Force’s attention was also drawn to the innuendos in the early hours of today that some Police men were seen surrounding the residence of the Senate President; the Force wishes to categorically state that there was no authorised deployment of Police personnel to besiege the residence of the Senate President or his deputy as reported in the media,” the statement read.
“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.”
Naija News recalls that security operatives had earlier blocked the residence of Senator Bukola Saraki, preventing him from moving.