How Buhari fired Adamu as IGP while in Imo-The appointment of Mohammed Adamu as the chief investigator of the police on Tuesday came as a surprise to many Nigerians because they could get out of a situation as scarce as eggs – before the end of his term.
Adam, whose speech ended in February after the end of his 35-year term, Prime Minister, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) Extended for three months, without the opposition of many human rights lawyers, unions city. among others.
It has been almost two months since the three-month promotion when Police Minister Mohammad Dingyadi announced on Thursday that he had been replaced by the Minister of State for Home Affairs.
PUNCH said Adamu was in Owerri, the capital of Imo state, when the Minister of State for Police said this. Adam had fled the state after the attack on the Imo State police headquarters and the Owerri Prison Resolution.
Adam accused the state police of failing to release Biafran citizens, adding that there was no safe haven for criminals in the state.
“Attackers against the police and other security services like the police should not think they will get it. No! ” you said.
But as he blames the police, the Abuja Police Minister has announced the deputy police chief, Usman Baba, as the new police chief.
Born in 1963, Baba, a student at Bayero University, Kano, and the University of Maiduguri, joined the Nigerian police in 1988.
While Dingyadi did not give a reason for Adam’s dismissal, the removal of the IGP may not be linked to the escalating unrest in the country and unprovoked attacks on police stations in the country since last October in a dispute. the. .
Adam’s confession may not be linked to the Knowledge attack and horrific crimes committed in the Southeast a long time ago.
The PUNCH news agency reported that gunmen stormed a jail on Monday in Owerri and released 1800 prisoners.
The attacks also destroyed the Imo State police headquarters in Owerri and opened fire on several vehicles falling into the law department.
The hoodlums left the suspects in almost all cells in the Criminal Investigation Department of the law.
The PUNCH newspaper gathered that police were working from 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday and sang at the Roundabout government office for 30 minutes before attacking the facility.
Many Nigerians including the President had condemned the Monday attacks as acts of terrorism.
Though apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, desired an IGP of Igbo extraction, many Nigerians could only wish for a more secured and safe country with the appointment of Baba as acting IGP.