Two Days ago the president of the federal republic of Nigeria sacked former Inspector general of police,Suleiman Abba.
According to Vanguard, Abba who was elevated to the post only last year, was removed for allegedly
arguing with the government officials over the directive to recall the
Assistant Inspector-General of Police in Charge of Zone 6, Tunde Ogunshakin,
from Rivers State on the eve of the Gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections.
the governorship election in Rivers State following complaints by Governor
Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, that the police had collaborated with the
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the PDP to intimidate APC
members and rig the presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
deployment of Ogunshakin to Rivers State on the allegation that the police
officer was sympathetic to Amaechi and his party and would, therefore, not
allow the PDP win the state. It was revealed that the Presidency did
not forgive Abba for redeploying Ogunshakin reluctantly.
certificate of return presentation
The other undoing of Abba was that he was his present at the presentation of the Certificate of Return to
Muhammadu Buhari at the International Conference Centre on April 1, 2015, which
convinced the Presidency that the IG was actually working for the opposition
and it moved quickly against him.