The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has given reasons why he cannot personally appear before the Senate.
The IGP, who faulted the Senate’s insistence on his personal appearance, said his presence at the Senate was unnecessary because the issues for which he was invited were not personal.
He said if he was to personally honour every invitation sent to the office of the IGP, he would have no time for his main responsibilities.
The IGP said he was allowed under the Constitution and Police Act to delegate responsibilities, including directing some of his subordinates to represent him where he is invited. Read more