President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to suspend the investigation of Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun governorship candidate in the Sept. 22 election, on alleged exam malpractice.
The IG had on Sept. 19 summoned Adeleke and four others to report to the police Special Investigation Panel at the Abuja headquarters for arraignment in court.
He and the other suspects will face a charge of examination malpractice, criminal conspiracy, impersonation.
But, a source in the presidency confirmed to newsmen that President Buhari had ordered the I-G to stop the invitation of the PDP candidate until after the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun.
“The President has ordered that Adeleke should not be invited until after Saturday’s election,’’ he said.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood, had in a statement invited Adeleke and four others namely; Mr. Sikiru Adeleke, Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau (Principal of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Egbedore LGA, Osun State), Mr. Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (School Staff responsible for the registration of candidates for NECO).
Also invited is Mr. Dare Olutope (School Teacher, who allegedly facilitated the commission of the crime) to report to the Special Investigation Panel, Force Headquarters, Abuja immediately for arraignment in court.
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