IGP orders probe of raid on Justice Odili’s residence

IGP Alkali Baba

The Inspector Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered detailed investigations into the reported invasion the residence Justice Mary Odili, an incident that occurred on Friday, 29th October, 2021.

Force Spokesman,CP Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement Monday.

The statement said the Force leadership was not aware the raid neither did it order such invasion.

Mba said “The IGP, who noted that the the Force is not aware and did not at any time order Police operatives to carry out such assignment, described the reported violation the sanctity the residence of the Justice of the Supreme Court as unfortunate and unacceptable.   

“Consequently, the IGP has directed the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) to conduct a discrete investigation into the incident. He assured the commitment the Force to the safety and security the members the Judiciary and Nigerians in general. He further called for calm, promising that the Force will do all within its powers to unravel the perpetrators and motives behind the breach with a view to bringing all indicted persons to book.    


“Meanwhile, the IGP has directed the Commissioner Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to strengthen security around the street and residence Her Lordship, Justice Mary Odili JSC to ensure her safety and also to prevent a reoccurrence the unfortunate incident.

“The IGP assured that the details Police investigations made public on conclusion investigations,” the statement said.