- The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) says it will not condone any act of unruliness from any of its officers
- Police officers have been warned by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba to adhere to the statutory code guiding the police force
- IGP Alkali also sanctioned an immediate disciplinary action on one Corporal Isaac Mathew for misconduct
FCT, Abuja - The Nigerian Police Force has arrested one of its officers, corporal Matthew Isaac who was seen in a viral video, singing the praise of a cult group.
The spokesperson of the Nigerian Police, Olumuyiwa Adejobi made this known in a statement issued on Saturday, May 7.
As gathered by Legit.ng, the alleged officer, Matthew Isaac serves in the Ebonyi state police command.
Adejobi said the police condemn such action as it violates the statutory provisions of the code of conduct guiding the police force.
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“His actions equally violated the provisions of the NPF Social Media Policy (SMP), penal laws, and other extant laws regulating the conduct and discipline of all Police officers.”
IGP Alkali orders immediate disciplinary action on Ebonyi cop
Meanwhile as contained in the statement, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the commissioner of police in Ebonyi to enforce disciplinary actions on Corporal Isaac.
The IGP further warned officers to ensure total compliance with the laws guiding the Force as any breach would be severely sanctioned.
PDP reacts as police take over party's secretariat, restrict movement
Legit.ng gathered that protests and counter-protests have been staged at the secretariat since Tuesday, May 3, following disagreements over the three-man delegates congress.
The situation appears to have degenerated as armed police operatives have now taken over the secretariat, though the PDP spokesman in the state said there was no cause for alarm.
Tension as thugs attack prominent PDP senator in southeast state
Similarly, suspected political thugs, on Tuesday, April 19, attacked Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, in Abia state.
The PDP governorship aspirant in Abia state had gone on a consultation meeting with the party’s stakeholders at Okpuala Ngwa, headquarters of Isiala Ngwa North council.
Sources said that shortly after the Senate minority leader started addressing the stakeholders, a man later identified as the deputy chairman of the council, Chuks Amaike attacked him.