The Nigerian police has rejected six of its officers who were appended to Rivers state senator Nyesom Wike amid the last rerun race in the state. The officers are: AP/No.177893,ex. Inspr. Eyong Victor; F/No. 400872 ex. Sgt Peter Ekpo; F/No.374585 ex. Sgt Oguni Goodluck; F/No. 385870 ex. Sgt. Orji Nwoke; F/No. 234216 ex. Sgt. Okpe Ezekiel; F/No. 437983 ex. Sgt. Tanko Akor.
The police said the six officers were discovered liable of rupturing the police direct in spite of notices from the overseer general of police Ibrahim Idris.
Talking amid a press preparation in Abuja, the police representative Dan Awunah said: “On account of the late parliamentary decision in Rivers State, the IGP’s take steps to secure the procedure, was responded with the dishonest direct of some rotten ones inside the drive.”
Awunah said the officers were discovered liable of escorting their principals, open office holders and government officials to surveying units amid the decision.
They were likewise discovered liable of discharging shot in a swarmed territory upon the arrival of the race.
“These previously mentioned police work force while in the guard of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Rivers state Barr. Nyesom Wike on the date of decision, tenth December, 2016 abused the guns in their ownership in opposition to the arrangements of Force Order 237.
“The administration work force got to be distinctly overeager, took laws into their hands and started shooting, bringing on frenzy in the group.
“They participated in raging the Port Harcourt City Council Secretariat and kept the development of decision aftereffects of Emouha surveying unit to the fitting assemblage focus assigned by INEC, in outrageous negligence and insubordination to senior Police officers display at the setting.
Awunah included that the six officers after the finish of examination concerning this open naughtiness, were subjected to inner disciplinary measures, discovered blameworthy and accordingly expelled from the constrain.
He said they will be indicted under the Electoral Act to serve as a hindrance to others.
“The IGP wishes to restate the dedication of the constrain to complete its established commitments in agreement to the tradition that must be adhered to some time recently, amid and after each decision in Nigeria. This will be done in an extremely proficient way remembering the need to be fair-minded as well as to be seen by individuals from the general population as responsive and capable security office in decision security in the nation.
“Nigerians ought to rest guaranteed that the IGP and undoubtedly the whole administration group of the Force won’t be discouraged in its set out to free the Nigeria Police Force of work force who enjoy activities or inactions that add up to amateurish and genuine unfortunate behavior.
“The IGP compliments all officers and men of the Force for their devotion, duty, relinquish, diligent work and show of most extreme polished methodology in their support of the nation in spite of overwhelming difficulties. Without questions, our penances and genuineness of reason will be equivalently compensated,” Awunah said.