Vox pop 16 Should the Po­lice IG re­tire?

Pres­i­dent Muhamadu Buhari has come un­der crit­i­cism from dif­fer­ent quar­ters over his in­ac­tion on the In­spec­tor Gen­eral of Po­lice, Ibrahim Idris’ re­tire­ment. Ac­cord­ing to pub­lic ser­vice laws, the oc­cu­pant of the of­fice of IG of Po­lice is to re­tire after spe

Weekly Trust - - News - Chris­tiana Alabi, La­gos & Balarabe Alka­s­sim, Bauchi Satur­day, Jan­uary 12, 2019

Look­ing at the sen­si­tiv­ity of his po­si­tion and the se­cu­rity of the na­tion, he should be given time to prop­erly hand over. An ex­tra one or twom­onths ex­ten­sion for a proper han­dover, es­pe­cially if there isn’t an al­ready ex­ist­ing suc­ces­sion plan or peo­ple un­der-study­ing him. Re­tir­ing him im­me­di­ately may desta­bi­lize the al­ready ex­ist­ing se­cu­rity plans for the na­tion, which is crit­i­cal be­cause of the up­com­ing elec­tions.

If he was found want­ing for non-per­for­mance, cor­rec­tive ac­tions should have been taken against him ear­lier, even in form of force­ful res­ig­na­tion or ter­mi­na­tion, but since this is a case of his re­tire­ment, he may be given con­sid­er­a­tion for proper han­dover for a seam­less tran­si­tion of the na­tional se­cu­rity process dur­ing the elec­tion.

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