Benue Killings:Buhari Meets With Police IG
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted.
After admitting that he did not know that the Inspector -General of Police, Ibrahim Idris disobeyed his directive, to move to the troubled Benue State, the president summoned the police chief to Aso Rock.
President Buhari spoke to Idris during a private , and Idris after 30 minutes, and refused to speak to journalists camped outside.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state was quick to report the Inspector-General to the president, during his tour of troubled areas in the country.
Ortom alleged that Idris only spent 24 hours in Benue, and later moved to neighboring Nasarawa state.
The president, who is also the chief security officer of the country, claimed that he did not know that IGP Idris his decision for the Inspector-General to move to Benue to handle the unstable security situation.
The order to relocate to Benue follows the mass killings by alleged Fulani Herdsmen, that took place on January 1 in the state.
When contacted, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu confirmed the meeting but refused to disclose the details.
Will heads role for this breach in responsibility, or will it be business as usual, with over 80 people killed and thousands displaced people in the troubled middle belt state?