Nigeria Police and House of Reps on collision course over Police spokesperson
The man in the storm Chief Superintendent of Police, Moshood Jimoh
A spokesperson for the Nigeria Police Chief Superintendent of Police, Moshood Jimoh, may have run into trouble waters with members of the House of Representatives as the federal lawmakers are demanding his immediate removal from his current position.
Jimoh’s offence is that he reportedly made a derogatory remarks against the Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State during a live television interview on Tuesday.
In the motion sponsored by Hon. Mark Gbillah which enjoyed the support of most lawmakers, the conduct of the police officer was roundly condemned.
Earlier, the Benue state Caucus of the House had addressed a press conference demanding the resignation of the PPRO over professional misconduct and partisanship.
According to the lawmakers, the statements of the Police Officer while appearing on on a Nigerian TV , Channels Television Programme, Sunrise Daily, where he demanded the resignation of the Benue state governor indicates the partisanship of the Nigerian police as an agency.