To go or not?: Buhari meets IGP Ibrahim Idris behind closed-doors

Posted by Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja | 4 January 2019 | 1,059 times

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•President Buhari and IGP Idris

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, met behind closed-doors with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

 

The meeting which held shortly after Friday prayers inside the President’s office at the State House Presidential Villa Abuja, and ended at about 2.30p.m without any official position as to the reason behind the meeting.

Idris was expected to retire from service after reaching the mandatory 35 years in service, on Thursday, January 3.

There were speculations that he might likely have his tenure extended till after the February elections.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has, however, called on President Buhari to allow the IGP retire on January 15.

The party said this was one of the ways the President could convince Nigerians and the international community about his promise to have free, fair and acceptable elections in 2019.

Sourced from a Daily Sun report

 

 

 

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, met behind closed-doors with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

 

The meeting which held shortly after Friday prayers inside the President’s office at the State House Presidential Villa Abuja, and ended at about 2.30p.m without any official position as to the reason behind the meeting.

Idris was expected to retire from service after reaching the mandatory 35 years in service, on Thursday, January 3.

There were speculations that he might likely have his tenure extended till after the February elections.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has, however, called on President Buhari to allow the IGP retire on January 15.

The party said this was one of the ways the President could convince Nigerians and the international community about his promise to have free, fair and acceptable elections in 2019.

Sourced from a Daily Sun report

 

President Buhari and IGP Idris


Source: News Express

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