the nigerian senate has installation an eight guy ad-hoc-committee to look into the allegations of corruption levelled against the inspector wellknown of the police force, idris kpotum ibrahim.
the senate additionally issued an order to the ethics, privileges and public petitions committee to research allegations of forgery and other illegalities added towards senator isa misau by using the nigerian police pressure.
misau, who represents bauchi central had on wednesday asked the senate to investigate the sports of the nigerian police, bringing up bribery and corruption. he additionally brought that the igp had more-marital affairs with two serving woman police officers which led to one of the ladies getting pregnant.
misau who is additionally the pinnacle, senate committee on army claimed that the ig also blackmailed him. he stated;
“i am a retired police officer and served for 10 years; my father served the force for 34 years. in fact, he joined the police earlier than i was born.
so, once I speak approximately the police, i realize what i’m pronouncing. once I communicate about the police, i speak with authority.i’m concerned approximately what is going on in the police in phrases of bribery; there is a want for something urgent to be completed to salvage the photo of the group.
earlier than raising alarm on the irregularities within the group, i called 3 serving officers and they showed to me that people pay extra than n500,000 to get promoted. i also produce other evidences that i am prepared to release for research,”.
misau additionally alleged that there had been numerous times of illegal diversion of budget. he stated;
“any other component i found out is that there may be the unlawful diversion of price range. below the 2016 finances, there was a line item for buy of armoured personnel provider (apc), but instead of the apcs, luxurious automobiles had been purchased without virement,”.
in reaction, the senate president, bukola saraki said that the claims can be investigated very well. he said;
“we have listened to him and he has raised some of issues which we are able to’t sweep under the carpet.we should reform our establishments and cope with allegations of corruption on the way to cleanse them.the ad hoc committee will cope with the vicinity of allegation of corruption, whilst the committee on ethics and privileges will cope with the allegation of the police towards misau”.
assets learnt that deputy chief whip, sen. francis alimikhen is the chairman of the committee and its individuals consist of sen. duro faseyi (pdp-ekiti), sen. nelson effiong (apc-akwa ibom), sen. obinna ogba (pdp-ebonyi), sen. abdul-aziz nyako (apc-adamawa), sen. suleiman hunkuyi (apc-kaduna), sen. joshua lidani (pdp-gombe) and sen. binta masi (apc-adamawa).