Inspector General Of Police Orders Withdrawal Of Policemen Attached To VIP's

The IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the withdrawal of all police officers attached to Very Important Persons across the country with immediate effect but left out those attached to Government Houses, the Senate President and the Speaker House of Representatives, from the order.

The latest directive was contained in a police wireless message dated October 21, 2020, addressed to all state Commissioners of Police.

The wireless signal with reference number, CB:4001/DOPS/SPU/FHQ/ABU/VOL./ORDER AND DIRECTIVES, said, “any commander who violates this order will bear the consequences.”

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The signal, which was signed and approved by the AIPOL, Protect, Force Headquarters, Abuja, read in part, “Any protect personnel found escorting or guarding any VIP with or without a firearm is deemed to be deployed by the commander and the commander will be sanctioned.”

It further directed the affected personnel to report to their respective command CP.
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