The Senate has summoned the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant- General Tukur Buratai, the Director General, Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura, and the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris over killings in Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna State.
They are to appear before the lawmakers on Wednesday next week.
Senate President Bukola Saraki, announced this on Wednesday after a point of Order raised by Senator Shehu Sani, APC, Kaduna Central.
While appealing to the Senate on the killings in Birnin-Gwari LGA of Kaduna State, Senator Sani said: “On and on, people are being killed and farmers are relocating to the cities due to fear for their lives.”
Meanwhile, Senate Minority leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, PDP, Taraba South, yesterday told the Senate that the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, ordered the withdrawal of his security detail for criticizing him.
Bwacha said policemen attached to him were asked to disembark from his convoy and report at the nearest police station at a spot known for kidnapping.
Disclosing this while contributing to the alarm raised by Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, of a grand plan by the Inspector- General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to implicate him, using some cultists who have been arrested in Kwara State, Bwacha said the police officers abandoned him on the trip, despite having duly requested their company.