“The IGP submitted the list yesterday, and we are going to meet on Tuesday in order to scrutinise it, to know whether there is lopsidedness or not? – Senator Ibrahim
The Senate hinted on Thursday that it has concluded plans to make the list of the recent promotion exercise by the Police which was alleged to be lopsidedness public for Nigerians scrutinise and decide whether the promotion was lopsided or not.
A police officer had in an interview with a foreign radio station claimed that the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, favoured a section of the country above others in the said Police promotion.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Abu Ibrahim [above] who told journalists yesterday that the Inspector General of Police has submitted the list of the Police promotion under his watch to the committee.
He added that the list of the promotion would be read in the public in order to enable Nigerians to have a critical loot of it.
“The IGP submitted the list yesterday, and we are going to meet on Tuesday in order to scrutinise it, to know whether there is lopsidedness or not?
“We now have facts and figures of the promotion, and we are going to make it available to the public”, Ibrahim said.
The chairman, Senate Committee on Police also faulted N19 billion allocation to the Police out of the total N53 billion proposal sent to the Ministry of Interior.
He lamented that the allocation is too low for any meaningful transformation to take place in the Nigeria Police.
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