Nigerian Senate Urges IGP To Investigate Ile-Ife Crisis, Prosecute Culprits.

The Nigerian Senate has called on the Inspector General of Police,
Ibrahim Idris to conduct a thorough investigation into the remote and
immediate causes of the Ile-Ife dispute and ensure prompt prosecution of
the culprits.


The Red Chamber made the appeal during Tuesday
plenary, demanding that the IGP should as much as humanly
possible try to prevent a re-occurrence of such dispute in Ile-Ife or
anywhere else in the country.
The motion was sponsored by Senator Jibrin Barau of  Kano North, on The Ethnic Clash in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
A-minute silence was therefore observed for the dead victims of the clash.
Lawmaker representing Kaduna Central, Senator Shehu Sani,
in his reaction commented that “Since 1914 up to date, we have had
series of Ethnic clashes, the clashes threaten our unity and we need to
tell ourselves the truth”, sahing that “Its unfortunate that Nigerians
are unsafe in and outside the country”.

Senator James Manager representing Delta South, tasked
lawmakers to refer the matter to the appropriate committee, adding that
“Nigerians should prevent attacks within, so we don’t send a wrong

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