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


CSO alleges 15, 000 police personnel attached to ‘special Nigerians’, coysBy Kingsley Omonobi

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.

“As you know, there are violent challenges springing up and we have challenges of adequate number of personnel. We don’t have sufficient number. So we need our best legs to…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper