Why IGP ordered withdrawal of senior police officers from EFCC, ICPC, others

More information have emerged on why the acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali, ordered the withdrawal of some senior police officers from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, and other agencies of government.

Vanguard gathered that it is due to shortage of officers needed to tackle the violent security challenges across the country.

A senior officer said: “The withdrawals, not all of them, are necessary to beef up our manpower holdings, for deployment to tackle critical security challenges confronting the nation.

“In particular, specially trained police assets like the Mobile Police personnel, Counter Terrorism personnel and others are presently needed for deployments for very important operations.




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