Lawmakers caution against unwarranted media parades
The House of Representatives has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba to conduct a proper investigation into the death of Super TV boss, Usifo Ataga, and refrain from granting further interviews to the suspect.
The reps at the plenary on Tuesday following their unanimous adoption of a motion of urgent public importance moved by Tolu Akande-Sadipe and titled, ‘Call for the Compliance of the Police Force with the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Proper Investigation into the Death of Late Mr. Usifo Ataga.’ also said Chidinma Ojukwu, the suspected killer of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, must not die in the custody of the Nigeria Police Force.
The House called on the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to ensure that there was no violation of human rights and media access to arrested persons in the future.
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In addition, the House said the IG must ensure that “Ms. Ojukwu (the accused) does not die in custody or commit suicide while awaiting trial as in some past cases.”
This resolution is coming after the 21-year-old Chidinma Ojukwu denied killing the Super TV Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in a recent interview with crime fighters.