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Blockade of Saraki’s home must have been by his security aides, Police claim

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Police spokesman , Jimoh Moshood , has said that the blockade of the Abuja home of Senate President Bukola Saraki must have been by his own security aides , rather than by the Police . as widely reported .
Moshood , in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday afternoon , said that the Inspector – General of Police , Ibrahim Idris , has consequently ordered a probe into the incidence .

The media had reported earlier on Tuesday that operatives of the Department of State Services and policemen laid siege to Saraki ’ s home in Abuja .

Saraki had also alleged that the siege was an attempt to stop some members of the Senate from defecting from the ruling party.

However , Moshood denied that the Police blocked Saraki from leaving his residence in the morning, noting that the “ unathorised blockade ” must have been carried out by his ( Saraki ’ s ) security aides .

He added that the Inspector – General of Police , Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into the incident .

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