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Nigeria Lawmakers Summon Top Police Official After Tear Gas Incident

A leading Nigerian lawmaker says the House Committee on Police Affairs has called the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to appear before the group on Friday. Inspector General Suleiman Abba will be asked to explain why security officers fired tear gas at legislators the day before. Haruna Muktar Betara, chairman of the House Committee on the Army called the incident ‘an assault on democracy and the rule of law’. He said lawmakers from both the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and...

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