IG’S EXTENDED STAY IN OFFICE BEYOND FEBRUARY 1ST VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION
Written by miebaka ikiriko on February 3, 2021
Two days after Inspector general of police Mohammed Adamu ought to have retired he is still sitting prelim in office.
President Muhammedu Buhari who is expected to name Adamu’s successor has kept mute, a position lawyers have assailed as a branch of the Nigerian constitution and the police Act.
Adamu completed his thirty five years in service on Monday.
News that he handed over to AIG Zanna was debunked as fake news.
On Tuesday Adamu was in the party that welcomed President Buhari at the airport in Abuja as he returned after a four day visit to his Daura hometown.
Some lawyers however spoke unanimous that Adamu’s extended stay in office beyond February 1st violated the constitution