ALL policemen attached to Very Important Personalities – VIPs, political and public office holders in Nigeria have been removed.
The Inspector-General of Police – IG, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, Monday, ordered the withdrawal at the monthly meeting with Commissioners of Police and above.
Idris said that the order was aimed at enhancing effective and efficient policing of the country, adding that the directive included business entrepreneurs, multinational companies as well corporate individuals.
He said an approval by President Muhammadu Buhari would also serve as a guideline or template for the deployment of officers to VIPs, political and public office holders.
According to the Police boss, a Task Force had been constituted at the Force Headquarters to ensure compliance to the directive while command commissioners would replicate same at their various commands.