#LekkiMassacre: IGP Orders The Immediate Withdrawal Of Officers Attached To VIPs
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate withdrawal of all police officers attached to VIPs and influential personnel in the country.
This is coming barely 48hrs after the shooting of peaceful protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos on Tuesday night.
The directive was contained in a police wireless message dated October 21, 2020 and addressed to all state Commissioners of Police.
The wireless signal with reference number, CB:4001/DOPS/SPU/FHQ/ABU/VOL./ORDER AND DIRECTIVES, also warned that “any commander who violates this order will bear the consequences.”
However, the IGP, Adamu noted that police personnel who are attached to government houses, the Senate President and the Speaker House of Representatives, are not involved in the withdrawal notice.
The signal further directed that “all affected personnel are to report to their respective COMPOL commands.