House alleged that Idris diverted the N1.8 billion which was voted in
the 2016 budget for the purchase of 10 Armoured Personnel Carriers for
the Nigeria Police.
a member from Anambra State, moved the motion to summon the IG, saying
he had ignored all invitations sent to him by the Committee on Police
Affairs asking him to appear before the committee.
to the resolution to summon Idris, he may be arrested through a warrant
of the House if he fails to before the committee on January 19.
House is concerned that the persistent failure or refusal of the IGP to
honour the invitations has stalled the investigation into the diversion
of the funds.
House resolves to cause a bench warrant to be executed for the arrest
of the IGP for the purpose of his appearance before the committee in the
event of his refusal or failure to appear on January 19, 2017.”
The House said it only highlighted two out of the “several infractions” committed by Idris in the 2016 budget