Offa Robbery: Saraki Meets With Police, Reiterates His Innocence

Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, has finally met with the Police 48 hours after he was invited to the law enforcement agency’s headquarters to provide a statement concerning the Offa robbery case.

Olu Onemola, Special Assistant to the Senate President on New Media, disclosed via a statement on Twitter that a team of investigators working on the robbery case visited Saraki at his office on Thursday.

The statement read, “Further to the invitation to the Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, by the Police on July 23, 2018, and his written response to them on July 24, 2018 on why he could not see them that day – today at about 1:40pm, the Senate President met with a team of investigators on the Offa Robbery Case at his office.”

The media aide added that Saraki at the meeting reiterated his innocence on the matter.

“Dr Saraki, used the opportunity to reiterate the fact that he has nothing to do with either the robbery incident on April 5, 2018, or any other criminal activity”, Onemola said.

Saraki was alleged by the Police to have sponsored the perpetrators of the bank robbery case, which killed about 31 persons.

 

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