Saraki Police block Senate President’s convoy in Abuja

Saraki Police block Senate President's convoy in Abuja

Officers of the Nigeria Police Force have blocked the convoy of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at his Abuja residence at Lake Chad Crescent in Maitama on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, had invited the Senate President to answer questions on his alleged links to the criminal gang that carried out the Offa robbery attack that led to the death of 33 people in April.
In response to the summon, Saraki had said that it was a political persecution but promised to honour the invitation on Tuesday morning. It’s unclear why the police are currently blocking his convoy.
Phone calls to his media aide, Olu Onemola, were unsuccessful.
Details later.