The House of Representatives yesterday invited the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over alleged violations of the 2016 appropriation act, the fiscal responsibility act and the public procurement act.
Specifically, Idris is to answer queries on why the sum of N1.2 billion approved in the appropriation act of 2016 for the purchase of 10 armoured personnel carriers by the police was diverted for the purchase of 64 Toyota Hiace commuter vehicles without the approval of the National Assembly.
He is also to explain how the sum of N6 billion appropriated for rehabilitation and reconstruction of 102 police stations nationwide was diverted for other uses.
According to the house, Idris is to appear before the Committee on Police Affairs unfailingly on Thursday, January 19.