The Nigeria Police Force has reopened investigations into the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Rules 2015 by writing to the Clerk of the National Assembly (CNA), Mr. Mohammed Sani Omolori for additional information to assist its investigation.
Senate President Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and the immediate past Clerk to the National Assembly(CNA), Salisu Maikasuwa, are already standing trial and the hearing of the case will continue on Wednesday.
But Saraki and Ekweremadu’s camps have kicked against attempt by the police to reopen the probe after the police had declared the initial investigation conclusive.
The police renewal of the investigation of the forgery was contained in a letter of 25th of August, 2016, which was signed by the Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel(SIP), AIG Ali Amodu (Rtd).
There were indications that the reopening of the case by the police was at the prompting of the National Prosecution Coordination Committee(NPCC) in an August 19, 2016 letter to the Inspector-General, Mr. Idris Ibrahim.