Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, has finally turned himself in to the police as the police standoff in his house in Abuja entered the seventh day.
Reports say he is currently in the custody of the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Abuja.
His media aide, Bode Gbadebo said Melaye wilfully surrendered hinself to police on Friday afternoon.
Premium Times quoted him as saying that Mr Melaye was visited by some colleague lawmakers around 3p.m. Friday afternoon, alongside his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome.
Lawmakers who visited him included Boma Goodhead, and a Senator from Kogi, Atai Aidoko-Ali.
It is not clear whether the lawmakers convinced Melaye to surrender, but according to Gbadebo, they accompanied him to the police headquarters where they were told the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, was not around.
They were informed that the senator was wanted by SARS and should report to their commander’s office.
Melaye and some of the lawmakers are currently at the Abuja SARS office, Newspeakonline gathers.