…Urges IGP To Make Investigation Findings Public
By Charles Nwabardi
The Senate has said a joint panel recovery unit of the Ministry of Justice, comprising of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Nigeria Police Force and the Ministry of Justice, was behind the home invasion of a Supreme Court Justice, Mary Odili.
It said the unit purportedly sought a search warrant from an FCT magistrate after ‘a so-called whistleblower claimed to have observed illegal activities allegedly going on in a house at Imo street, Maitama.’
The Upper Legislative Chamber condemned the invasion, while commending the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Alkali Baba, for making arrests and constituting a panel to investigate the raid on her residence.
Accordingly, it urged the IGP to make public all findings of the investigation into the matter.
These formed part of resolutions reached by the Senate on Tuesday following a point of order raised by Betty Apiafi during plenary