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Senator Sabi Aliyu Abdullahi

The Senate has said it willl make public the committee’s investigation on the allegation of corruption levelled against the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris by Senator Isa Misau.

The Senate’s spokesperson, Senator Sabi Abdullahi (APC-Niger North) gave the assurances on Thursday.

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He said, “As you can see, when we have serious matters, definitely there is going to be a public hearing on this.

“In any instance where we have issue we believe is of high public interest, in fact, we try as much as possible to allow the media give it much coverage to ensure the right thing is done and that people are able to see exactly what is happening.

“I want to assure you that of course this committee will get down to work, will come out with all the things they want to do and ensure they will communicate appropriately, if there is going to be a public hearing, when it is going to hold, where it going to hold and definitely the media will be informed for proper coverage for Nigerians to follow what exactly is happening.” he told Channels Television.

The Senate’s mouthpiece further reiterated the 8th Assembly’s resolve to work for Nigerians and the development of the country in her stand against corruption.

Abdullahi’s comments comes a day after Senator Misau accused the IG of impregnating a female police officer, Aminat and secreting marrying her in Kaduna and thereafter promoting her thereby contravening the Public Service Rules among several others.

Senate President Bukola Saraki, in his remarks, stated that Misau has raised a number of very important issues which cannot be swept under the carpet.

He referred to the allegation on the Senator’s disengagement from the police to the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions while the allegations against the police IG were referred to an Ad hoc committee.

The two committees were mandated to report back to the Senate in two weeks.