The President of the senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has meet with a team of investigators on the Offa Robbery case in his office.
This was disclosed by his Special Assistant on New Media, Olu Onemola
"Further to the invitation to the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, by the Police on July 23, 2018, and his written response to them on July 24, 2018 on why he could not see them that day — today at about 1:40pm, the Senate President met with a team of investigators on the Offa Robbery case in his office.
"Dr. Saraki, used the opportunity to reiterate the fact that he has nothing to do with either the robbery incident on April 5, 2018, or any other criminal activity."
Special Assistant on New Media to the President of the Senate
Today at about 1:40pm, the Senate President met with a team of investigators on the Offa Robbery case in his office. Dr. Saraki used the opportunity to reiterate that he has nothing to do with either the robbery incident on April 5, 2018, or any other criminal activity. pic.twitter.com/YyCVJW21wB
— Olu W. Onemola (@OnemolaOlu) July 26, 2018
The Nigeria Police Force on Monday sent an invitation letter to Saraki asking him to appear before investigators in Abuja on Tuesday, July 24.
In a letter of invitation 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 on Tuesday.
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.