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Investigate NDLEA’S Alleged Killing Of Two Year Old Ivan – Reps Tells IGP | READ MORE


Investigate NDLEA’S Alleged Killing Of Two Year Old Ivan – Reps Tells IGP | READ MORE

The House of Representatives has called on the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Egbetokun to take over the investigation and prosecution of officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) allegedly involved in the shooting and killing of a 2- year -old boy, Ivan Onose Omhonrina, in Delta State and ensure that the perpetrators are brought to book.

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This development is sequel to the adoption the resolutions of a motion sponsored by Uyime Idem from Akwa Ibom State at Plenary.

In his lead debate Idem noted with sadness that on July 13, 2023, a two years Old Ivan Onose Omhonrina, who was returning from school tragically lost his life due to a stray bullet fired by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Asaba, Delta State and his younger brother Eromosele Omhonrina was also shut in one of his eyes.



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Uyime who also cited examples of some other Nigerians who were killed by stray bullets in the country, stressed the need for government to put in place measures to stop these recurring killings.

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Ruling on the motion, the Deputy Speaker Rep Benjamin Kalu said the use of body cameras should be introduced to increase transparency and accountability in the activities of law enforcement officers.

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The House also mandated its Committee on National Security and Intelligence when constituted to effectively monitor the activities of law enforcement agencies, including conducting regular evaluations, reviewing incidents, and recommend appropriate actions to prevent similar occurrences.

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