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Police vs Goje: Presidency wades into saga; Police returns cash and files seized during raid

By Mayowa Okekale, Abuja on 27/04/2017

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•Presidential Aide Ita Enang.
•Presidential Aide Ita Enang.

The Presidency, through the Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, has waded into the saga involving the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Danjuma Goje.

Senator Enang, in a press statement issued on Thursday, and titled “Resolution of issues Re: Nigeria Police Force and Senator Danjuma Goje”, said that the Presidency intervened by reaching out to both parties involved, and resorted to dialogue as way of reaching a positive resolution on the matter.

According to Enang, all items taken from the residence of Senator Goje during the course of the raid on the latter’s residence last week have been returned to the lawmaker.

The statement reads: “Further to the visit of the Nigeria Police Force to the residence of his Excellency, Senator Danjuma Goje, CON, in the course. Of routine duties wherefrom certain items were taken by the Police, and issues subsequently arising, I am to inform all that all the items taken in the course of routine police duties have been returned to the Distinguished Senator at his house by the Nigeria Police.

“Further, to state that all other issues relating to the subject matter are being addressed with a view to positive resolution.

“Meanwhile, we sincerely appreciate the Senate and the House of Representatives for the enormous work that they have put in to ensure timely passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill.”

Source News Express

Posted 27/04/2017 9:44:07 PM





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