The All Progressives Congress, APC through its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday in Abuja urged the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Suleiman Abba to restore the police security details he unlawfully withdrew from the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, after he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Mohammed through a press statement described the withdrawal of the security details as a usurpation of the role of the Judiciary by Abba especially bearing in mind that the question of the interpretation of Section 68 (1) (g) of the Constitution on which the IGP anchored his illegal act is currently before the courts for resolution.
According to Mohammed “Furthermore as the number four citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the security detail and apparatus attached to the person of the Speaker is not based on his lineage, person and or political leaning. It is on account of the position and the protection required for that position and in Nigeria’s best interest.’’
The statement also berated President Goodluck Jonathan for not abiding by the laws governing and guiding the people, hence the reason the IGP could have the effrontery to withdraw Tambuwal’s security details.