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Senate President Bukola Saraki, Senators arrive National Hospital to see Dino Melaye

The Senate has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to explain why Senator Dino Melaye was maltreated by the police despite his status as a federal lawmaker.

The resolution followed a motion by Senator Samuel Anyanwu Representing Imo East who lamented that Senators are being treated like common criminals across Nigeria.

Senate President Bukola Saraki says he has been unable to reach IGP Idris Ibrahim in the last 48 hours as the police chief has ignored his calls.

Senator Bala Na’allah who earlier led a delegation to the national hospital, reported that only 2 senator where allowed to see Senator Melaye

However, the delegation later held a meeting with the Management of the National Hospital.

The Senate adjourned abruptly for all senators to visit the National Hospital were Senator Dino is under-going treatment after mandating the chairman of the senate committee on police affairs, Abu Ibrahim to ask the Police I.G. to appear at plenary by 11am on Thursday.

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