Abuja - The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mike Okiro, said President Goodluck Jonathan sacked former Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba because of the gross indiscipline he noticed among the rank and file under his watch.
Okiro spoke with State House correspondents after a meeting of the council during which Solomon Arase, who was earlier appointed as Abba’s successor in acting capacity, was confirmed.
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He said the meeting deliberated on issues bordering on security and how to ensure that Nigerians live in peace.
He explained that the new IGP was brought on board to ensure that lives and property of Nigerians are well protected.
Okiro said one of the state governors who attended the meeting told Jonathan that Nigerians would want to know why Abba was sacked.
- News 24