Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general
of police (IGP), joined President Muhammadu Buhari to observe prayers at the
Aso Rock mosque, Abuja, on Friday.
According to NAN, the IGP walked
up to the president after the prayer session, and while exchanging
pleasantries, Buhari asked him: “Are you back?”
Nasir el-Rufai, governor of
Kaduna state, was among the hundreds of Muslim faithful at the mosque.
The IGP has been in the news all
through the week over his row with the senate and some funny videos.
On May 9, the upper legislative
chamber passed a vote of no confidence on the IGP, describing him as “enemy of
democracy’’ over his failure to honour its invitations twice.
Idris, however, asked the deputy
inspector-general of police (operations), Joseph Habila to represent him at the
On Thursday, Senate President
Bukola Saraki accused the IGP of trying to implicate him and Abdulfatah Ahmed,
governor of Kwara state, in a criminal case involving some suspected cultists.
The senate has raised a 10-man
panel to meet with Buhari over the allegation leveled against the IGP by