The House of Representatives has passed a vote of no confidence on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris ordering his sack.
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The house of reps who believe that the IGP is grossly incompetent stated that the President should replace him with “a more professional police officer”.
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“We must use all legislative instruments available to this house to discourage it in the strongest terms and curb thus barbaric act of terror.”
During the deliberations on the motion as put forward by Nuhu, several lawmakers faulted the Police for their inactions which have led to thuggery and crime cases in the country.
According to Nkem Abonta from Abia state, ” it is very undemocratic for the police who are supposed to be protecting the citizens to now be the ones going against the law.”
“The third force (which former President Olusegun Obasanjo) was talking about could be the police force, going by the way they are operating,” he added.
“Before now, we had a decent society where there is respect for the constitution but now, everything has changed.”
According to him, “following the killings in Benue state, intelligence reports had it that the alleged killers were camped in a local government area in Nasarrawa state, and a whole IGP claimed he was ignorant of such.”
“The intelligence reports from security agencies across the country were clear that these killers were still there. The IGP later went and said there was no such thing.”
“It is obvious the IGP is incapable of his job. So I am amending the prayers to be that the president should replace the IGP with a more professional police officer,” he added.
There was, therefore, a unanimous conclusion that the Police Boss be sacked and replaced with a more competent person.