Buhari President orders IGP to reopen Bola Ige murder case

Ige was shot dead on December 23 by yet unknown gunmen in his Ibadan, Oyo State home after his security guards took permission to go and eat.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to reopen investigations into the 2001 murder of former Attorney-General of the Federation, Chief Bola Ige.

Ige was shot dead on December 23 by yet unknown gunmen in his Ibadan, Oyo State home after his security guards took permission to go and eat.

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Buhari also instructed Idris to reopen investigations into the assassination of the Deputy National Chairman, South-South, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Aminosari Dokubo, Vanguard reports.

Dokubo was assassinated in Delta State on October 22, 2004 while returning to Abuja after a meeting.

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Meanwhile, Idris is reported to have created a team of specialists to begin investigations into both of the stated cases in compliance with Buhari’s orders.

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