Following the recent burning of people’s homes in Oko-Jombo, Ndiegoro Community in Aba South LGA, the House of Representatives joint Committee on Police Affairs, Drugs & Narcotics and Human Rights invited the parties to the National Assembly for more information as part of its investigation before submitting its report.
The hearing which held on Tuesday, 26th of November, 2019, at the National Assembly Abuja had in attendance the joint Committee members led by the chairman, Hon. Babatunde Ayeni, the Representatives of the victims of the arson, representative from the State Security Services, Hon. Prestige Ossy who moved the motion to draw the attention of the House to the mayhem, amongst others.
The representatives from the Nigerian Police were absent.
The representatives of the victims took turns to speak to give detailed account of what happened, and attended to questions from the Committee members.
After, the chairman of the committee addressed them, as he lamented the absence of the Police Representatives, saying that for the sake of Justice and fair hearing that they will send another invitation to the Police to appear before the committee, after which they can then submit their final report to the House.
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