RIVERS CRISIS: Senate to Receive IG on Tuesday
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has been invited to appear before the Senate on Tuesday February 11, 2014 to explain the role of the police in the crisis that has been rocking Rivers State.
The Senate spokesman, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, announced this while addressing journalists after the upper chamber’s plenary on Wednesday.
According to him: “The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, will appear before the Senate next week Tuesday to explain the role of the police in the Rivers State crisis.”
The Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, has consistently accused the state police command of being part of the problem by taking sides with his political enemies in the state.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress said it had uncovered a plot by members of the Peoples Democratic Party and the Grassroots Development Initiative to disrupt its ongoing membersip registration in Rivers State. While The Rivers State commissioner of Police Mr. T. Mbu alleges that jis problem with Amaechi is due to his refusal to be used as apawn against Amaechi’s political enemies.