The Senate on Tuesday asked the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba to direct a special investigation into the missing of the Vanguard Newspapers journalist, Mr Tordue Salem.
The Senate adopted the resolution after a point of order raised by Senator Emmanuel. Orker-Jev, (Benue North-West).
Senator Yisa noted that Tordue Salem, before going missing, was a journalist with the Vanguard newspaper covering the House of Representatives.
He said, “On October 13, 2021, between 8pm and 9pm, Salem went missing and all phone contact with him ceased.”
He lamented that efforts by his family, friends and colleagues to uncover his whereabouts or what happened proved abortive.
He expressed optimism that with the intervention of the Senate – the highest lawmaking body in the matter – the police might be persuaded to get to the root of his disappearance.