BREAKING: Senate adjourns over Melaye, summons IGP Ibrahim Idris

Posted by Ifeanyi Nwoko | 25 April 2018 | 1,485 times

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•The Senate during plenary

The Senate on Wednesday, adjourned its plenary in solidarity with one of their colleagues Sen. Dino Melaye who was arrested and humiliated with men of the Police Force.

The decision of the Senate followed a motion moved by senator Sam Anyanwu over the arrest of their colleagues.

However, the prayer that the senate adjourn was moved by Senator Mao Ohuabunwa who insisted that there was no need for the senate to sit about and debate when the health condition of their colleague was unknown.

The prayer was seconded by Senator Sunny Ugboji and adopted by the senate and the senate thereafter adjourned plenary.

The senate also adopted the motion that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, briefed the senate in plenary on Thursday.

Speaking, the President of the Senate said that the Senate leadership was very concerned about the turn of events surrounding the arrest and humiliation of their colleague.

Saraki said that he had already sent the Deputy Leader of the Senate to go and visit Melaye at the National Hospital Abuja.


Source: News Express

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