Breaking News: Nigeria Police Sacks Nine Senior Officers, Demotes Six Over Misconduct
The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has demoted six senior officers and dismissed nine over misconduct and unprofessional attitudes.
This was contained in a statement the force spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, released on Tuesday. He said the development came as part of the outcome of the fifth plenary meeting of the Police Service Commission (PSC), which held in Abuja on March 26 and 27, 2019, presided over by its chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector-General of Police.
He listed those dismissed to include “Abdul Ahmed, a Superintendent of Police who will also be prosecuted; another SP, Adamu Abare, had his promotion from SP to Chief Superintendent of Police withdrawn before his dismissal. DSPs Osondu Christian, Samson Ahmidu and Pius Timiala who would be prosecuted. Agatha Usman, Esther Yahaya, Idris Shehu and Usman Dass.”
On those whose ranks were reduced, he said, “Oluwatoyin Adesope and Mansir Bako had their ranks reduced from SP to DSP, while Gbenle Mathew; Tijani Saifullahi, Sadiq Idris and Alice Abbah were demoted from DSP to ASP.”
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