Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has relieved the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba of his appointment.
The sack was announced by the president’s spokesperson, Reuben Abati, in a statement on Tuesday.
No reason was given for the sack.
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A Deputy Inspector General of police, Solomon Arase, was appointed to act in his stead.
Abba’s removal and the assumption of office of his replacement is with immediate effect.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Aug. 1, 2014, appointed Abba as acting IGP and was confirmed as Inspector General in November 2014.
- News 24