IGP Threatens To Sanction Officers Who Disobey Withdrawal Order


The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has threatened to sanction officers who disobey his withdrawal order.

Premium Times reports that Idris said this while speaking at a meeting with the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Special Protection Unit (SPU) and Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) commanders.

On Monday, the IGP issued a directive for the withdrawal of all police officers attached to individuals, political and public office holders nationwide to be withdrawn.

He said Sanction awaits any officer who violates the order to withdraw personnel from the above mentioned persons.

“We want to ensure absolute withdrawal of personnel this time around, any violation will be met with stiffer sanction.”

According to the Police boss, the primary responsibility of the police force is to provide security for every Nigerian.

“We must face and surmount the security challenges confronting us by all means,” he added.





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