President Muhammadu Buhari has denied knowledge of days which the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris spent in Benue State after he was ordered to relocate to the nation.
President Buhari said this on Monday for the duration of a meeting with some stakeholders at the Government House in Makurdi, the state capital.
On January 9, the President had ordered the Inspector General of Police to without delay circulate to Benue State to restore law and order and prevent similar loss of lives and homes, from escalating and spreading inside the nation.
Although Mr. Idris obeyed the President’s directive, he reportedly left Benue State for Nasarwa State.
Addressing stakeholders at the Government House in Makurdi the President stated he is just mastering of the alleged noncompliance by IGP however as a devoted leader, he’s going to have interaction with the IGP for inquiries after he returns to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
“What I did become to call him and deliver him the directive. I didn’t understand he moved right here (Benue State) and didn’t spend … after which moved to Nasarawa. It’s simplest now that I am understanding that.
“But I understand I dispatched him right here,” the President stated.
Buhari made this clarification following needs by Governor Samuel Ortom that the IGP steer clean of partisan politics as a Police Chief and desist from maintaining an opinion on which regulation to put in force or no longer.
Buhari said similarly that as a frontrunner loyalty may be very crucial.
The President stated he operates with this watchword. According to him, the IGP is sluggish in using the intelligence and sources available to him however as a loyal chief, all he did change into giving the directive to the IGP alternatively publicly exposing his incompetence.