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Friday, 18 May 2018

@News Africa: IGP has many academic qualifications –Nigeria Police speaks in defence of IGP

IGP has many academic qualifications – Nigeria Police speaks in defence of IGP
Following a video which has caused a lot of uproar on the internet about the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, the Nigeria Police has reacted to the viral video which showed the IGP struggling to read a speech at an event in Kano, on Monday where he went to commission the Police Technical Intelligence unit in the state.
The video clip showed IGP Idris, s in Kano, stammering consistently as he struggled to pronounce words on the script of his supposed speech, this however, stirred up many reactions social media as many Nigerians tagged it a national ’embarrassment and a shame to the Nigeria Police Force’.
The force in its reaction however, shared a video on its official Twitter page 24 hours after the video was released, showing the IGP fluently reading another speech. The new video shared by the force was accompanied with a list of the schools the IGP attended.
“IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni attended; St. Paul Primary Sch. Sokoto,
“Govt Secondary School Farfaru, Sokoto, ABU Zaria (BSc Agric Economics), University of Maiduguri (LLB),
“NIPSS Kuru Jos and Author “Security and Justice, the Pathway to Peace & Reconciliation in Nigeria,” the force listed.
Meanwhile, the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Diaspora & Foreign Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, had earlier said the video was doctored by mischievous persons.

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