Mace theft: DPO moves out of National Assembly

Mace theft: DPO moves out of National Assembly

- Police Force has redeployed the DPO in charge of National Assembly, CSP Abdul Sulu-Gambari, to Adamawa state

- Some hoodlums had on April 9, stormed the Senate and stolen its mace, which is the legislative symbol of authority

- Sulu-Gambari had told the joint committee of the National Assembly probing the invasion of the Senate that he arrested six persons

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of the National Assembly, CSP Abdul Sulu-Gambari has evacuated his personal belongings from his office following his redeployment to Adamawa state.

Daily Trust reports that impeccable police sources said Sulu-Gambari moved his belonging Saturday, May 26.

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NAIJ.com gathered that Sulu- Gambari's redeployment letter was issued to him on Saturday, May 26, by the force secretary.

It was gathered that a junior police in the National Assembly said: "Oga came yesterday and moved all his belongings in the office. He has been redeployed to Adamawa state."

Sulu- Gambari who was redeployed to National Assembly last year had told the joint committee of the National Assembly probing the invasion of the Senate that he arrested six persons.

It would be recalled that the Police Force Headquarters had denied that suspects were arrested in connection with the invasion of the Senate.

But following Sulu-Gambari's revelation, the police commissioner in charge of IGP monitoring unit, Abu Sani, told the probe panel that the suspects were in the custody of the FCT command.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that the Senate agreed to summon the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, and the Director-General of the State Security Services (SSS) Lawal Daura, to brief the chamber on their investigation of the mace theft which took place on Wednesday, April 18.

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Source: Naija.ng

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