Video of IGP Idris was doctored - Nigeria police insists

Video of IGP Idris was doctored - Nigeria police insists

The Nigeria Police Force has discredited a trending online video in which Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), was portrayed struggling to read a speech.

The police in tweet on Thursday, May 17, while responding to questions from a tweeter user, Adekola Adewale, who asked about the authenticity of the video, said the clip was doctored.

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Adewale asked: "I saw a video yesterday on social media about the Inspector General of Police not able to read his own speech. Some of us suspect it is a doctored video, can you clarify that please? Thank you.”

The police replied: "Thank you for your question. Yes it was doctored."

See the tweets below:

PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app had reported that a video of the inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris, purportedly struggling to read has surfaced online.

The incident reportedly occurred on Monday, May 14, when the police chief visited Kano to commission the police technical intelligence unit in the state Idris was reportedly caught on video stuttering to pronounce ‘transmission’ and kept repeating it.

However, the authenticity of the video is being doubted as Nigerians are saying it could have been doctored to embarrass the police chief.

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