IGP, others must appear before Senate over rising abduction

Saraki and IGP
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By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Wednesday said the Senate has summoned the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, the State Security Service, SSS, and the Army to appear before the upper chamber to explain rising cases of abduction in the country.

Saraki said the Senate was summoning the IGP and others in view of the abduction of 87 people in the last few days along the road in Kaduna State.

The Senate President, in his twitter handle lamented the rising cases of kidnapping in the country, saying the upper chamber was concerned.

According to him, the nation could not continue in this state of insecurity as something must be done urgently to salvage the situation.

“Another 87 people abducted off our nation’s highways. We cannot continue like this! We have once again requested the presence of the IGP, together with the SSS and the Army to explain to us, your representatives, why this continues to happen,” he said on his twitter handle, 

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