Nigeria: Offa Robbery - Police Invite Saraki to Appear Today

Bukola Saraki

The Nigeria Police Force has sent an invitation letter to Senate President Bukola Saraki asking him to appear before investigators in Abuja today, July 24.

In a letter of invitation yesterday, by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, a copy of which was made available to Daily Trust, Saraki is expected to make himself physically available to interrogators at 8 am today.

The Senate President is expected to answer questions in the case of Offa bank robbery and murder of more than 31 persons, including the snatching of 21 AK 47 Rifles on April 5, 2018.

The Police in the letter said some of the arrested leaders of the robbery gang made confessional statements indicting Saraki, as their sponsor.

The police said the suspects accused Saraki of giving them firearms, money and vehicle.

One of the Vehicle used in the robbery a Lexus Jeep was said to have a sticker plate number "'Saraki' Kwara State of Harmony."

The letter said Saraki is to report to investigators of the IGP Intelligence Response Team at Guzape Junction, Asokoro extension Abuja.

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