B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G NEWS:Police retires 21 AIGs

The Nigeria Police Service Commission has approved the retirement of 21 Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs), following the appointment of Mr Idris Ibrahim as new acting Inspector General of Police.

Mr Idris Ibrahim
Mr Idris Ibrahim

According to a statement by Ikechukwu Ani, Head of Press, Police Service Commission, those affected were all senior to the new acting IGP, Idris before his appointment.

Advocate gathered that the new acting IGP Idris was barely a year on the AIG rank when he was elevated above 21 of his seniors, by President Muhammadu Buhari following the retirement of IGP Solomon Arase.

It would be recalled that the Acting Police Chief, Ibrahim Idris, had during the week requested President Buhari to approve compulsory retirement of 21 AIGs apparently to avoid sabotage and insubordination.

Ani stated further that, the Chairman of the Commission, Mr Mike Mbama Okiro commended the affected officers for their meritorious service to the nation and wished them well in their future endeavours.

The affected AIGs are: Bala A Hassan, Yahaya Garba Ardo, Irmiya F Yarima, Danladi Y Mshebwala, Tambari Y. Mohammed, Bala Magaji Nasarawa, MUsa Abdulsalam, Adisa Bolanta, Mohammed J Gana, Umaru Abubakar Manko, Lawal Tanko, Olufemi A. Adenike, Johson A Ogunsakin, Adenrele T. Shinaba, and James O. Caulcrick.

Others are; Olufefemi  David Ogumbayode, Edgar T Nanakumo, Kalafite H. Adeyemi, Patrick D Dokumor, Mbu Joseph Mbu and Sabo Ibrahim Ringim.


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