SENATE TO DEBATE INVASION OF JUSTICE ODILI’s HOUSE AS CJN REMAINS QUIET
The Senate has concluded plans to debate the invasion of the ABUJA residence of a Supreme Court Justice, MARY ODILI by some persons suspected to be security agents.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator OPEYEMI BAMIDELE made this disclosure during an oversight visit to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) in his office on Monday in Abuja.
The Senate views the development as a matter of Urgent National Importance on the floor of the senate.
Last Friday night, Security operatives were reported to have invaded the Abuja residence of the supreme court justice on allegation that “illegal activities” were going on the house.
The alleged invasion has attracted widespread condemnation from several individuals and groups.
However, days after the incident, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice MAHAMUD TANKO is yet to make any statement.
Senator OPEYEMI BAMIDELE, during the visit said: “We cannot pretend not to be unaware of the embarrassing situation on the invasion of the residence of Justice MARY ODILI on Friday night by security agents without joining issue with anyone, we take the matter seriously, by the time, when we are back to a plenary session, we will discuss the matter as urgent national Importance”.