While speaking on Tuesday during plenary on the floor of the senate,
Senate President Bukola Saraki narrated his experience in the hands of
security operatives, who laid siege to his house.
He said: “The
road leading to my place was cordoned off and all cars coming in and out
as early as 6:30 were being stopped and you have to come down.
“My convoy was stopped from moving…
as you are all aware, very late yesterday, at about 8p.m., I received a
letter asking me to report to the police on a case of this Offa robbery
which had been concluded before now.
“That’s the situation why
the DSP could not come here and I was already going somewhere else. If
not, this plenary would not have been able to hold today. So I had to
Saraki condemned the siege saying it was God that
made him escape it. He said; “But as you all rightly said, if one of our
colleagues cannot come out for no fault of his, I don’t see how we can
continue to sit and ignore the fact that a presiding officer cannot be