- Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the sudden sack of Mohammed Adamu as Nigeria's police chief on Tuesday, April 6
- Adamu was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari while on an official visit to Imo state
- Senator Sani thinks Adamu can now regain the weight he lost as the IGP, referring to a statement made by Buhari in the past
Senator Shehu Sani has reacted to the sudden sack of former Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu.
Sani, a former senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, shared his thoughts via his Twitter page on Tuesday, April 6.
He simply wrote:
“Goodbye Adamu. Rest well and regain your lost weight.”
Sani was apparently making reference to a comment made by President Muhammadu Buhari regarding the ex-IGP.
Recall that in May 2019, President Buhari said Adamu was working hard to curtail insecurity in the country which has made him lose weight.
President Buhari made the comment after he returned from a 10 days private visit to the United Kingdom.
Legit.ng had earlier reported that Buhari approved the appointment of Usman Alkali Baba as the acting IGP on Tuesday, April 6.
The minister of police affairs, Mohammed Maigari Dangyadi, made the announcement while briefing journalists in his office.
Asked why the tenure extension of Adamu was cut short by Buhari, Dingyadi stated that the power to make such a decision resides only with the president.
He went on to say Baba was chosen after from high-ranking and proficient officers who are fit for the job in all ramifications, adding that the appointment of the Yobe-born senior officer was in line with Buhari's plan to rejig the security architecture country.
Meanwhile, President Buhari has ordered relevant agencies of the federal government to end what he called the recent anarchy in Imo state.
The president condemned the attack that took place recently in the state through a statement by a presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu.
President Buhari also ordered security and intelligence agencies in the state and the southeast geo-political zone to fully mobilise and go after the assailants.