Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha
An Igbo group, Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), has lauded the withdrawal of policemen attached to the Very Important Persons (VIPs) and others by the Inspector General of Police (IGP).
The group said that the withdrawal of the policemen would bring sanity to the force and reduce pressure from the small number of the men that exists in the country.
The President of NUF, Mr. Augustine Chukwudum, while speaking to newsmen on IGP Idris’ directive, said that those policemen attached to VIPs always wield more powers to commits all sorts of illegality in trying to please their boss and some time clash with their colleagues in the field.
He said, “Ndigbo Unity Forum received with excitement the news of withdrawal of policemen attached to VIP and others by Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris.
“The directive to withdraw about eighty percent of policemen in the country deployed to protect less than two percent of the populace while the remaining ninety…