Admin l Friday, November 17, 2017
IKEJA, Lagos, Nigeria – The Nigeria Police Force(NPF) has stated clearly that it never at any time withdrew Aide-De-Camp to Anambra State Governor, Mr. Willie Obiano, stressing that what has been reported on the incident was nothing but distortion and misrepresentation of facts.
In a statement, Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood said the true position of the matter is that the Aide-De-Camp or any other Police Officer attached to His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State was not withdrawn.
“On Tuesday, 14th November, 2017, the ADC and CSO to the Governor were called to the Police Command Headquarters in Awka to attend IGP’s lecture with all other Police Personnel deployed for the Election, which was also attended by the Heads of other Security and Safety Agencies participating in the security arrangement for the election under the Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) in the State, the ADC and CSO returned few hours later after the lecture, same date, to their duty posts in Government House, Awka, Anambra State”, he said.
He explained that though, the Anambra State Police Command had issued a Press Statement to clarify the reasons why the ADC and CSO to the Governor were called to the command headquarters in Awka for the lecture and that they were not withdrawn, that it is pertinent to set the record straight and inform the Public and re-emphasize the fact that the ADC and CSO to the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano were not withdrawn from their duty posts.
“For avoidance of doubt, a total number of Two Hundred and Twenty One (221) Police Officers and Men including the ADC and CSO are currently attached to the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano for his personal and office protection”, he said.
The breakdown is as follows:
i. One (1) ADC (SPO)
ii One (1) CSO (SPO)
iii. One (1) Unit Commander (SPO) from 45 PMF
iv. One (1) Admin Officer (SPO) to administer the Police Personnel
v. 43 Personnel of Police Mobile Force (PMF) – from 29PMF & 54PMF
vi. 62 Personnel of Police Mobile Force (PMF) – from 45PMF
vii. 46 Personnel of Special Protection Unit (SPU)
viii. 66 Personnel of Conventional Police Men