The Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim has send a high powered delegation comprises of a DIG and other Senior Police Officers to apologize to South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark over reportedly unauthorized raise in his Abuja home.
Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, a DCP in a updated statement obtained by this newspaper Tuesday night, said that the IGP has ordered the immediate detention and Investigation of the Four (4) Police Personnel (including a Senior Police Officer) and an informant involved in the unauthorized, illegal and unprofessional misconduct in the search of Chief Edwin Clark’s Residence in Asokoro, Abuja, today 4th September, 2018.
According to him, “The IGP as stated in the Press Statement was not aware and did not authorize the search and has therefore sent a delegation of Senior Police Officers, led by DIG HABILA JOSHAK (DIG DOPs) along with some Commissioners of Police who visited the Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clark and apologized on behalf of the Nigeria Police Force and the IGP for the misconducts of the said Police Personnel and the attendant embarrassment the search has caused on the Elder Statesman and his family.
“The delegation was received by Chief Edwin Clark and the apology was accepted by him.
“Furthermore, the Inspector General of Police has directed that while the Four (4) Police Personnel are in Detention and being investigated and tried within the Force Disciplinary Procedures before appropriate punishments are meted out to them, the IGP has directed the immediate parade of the informant(Suspect) on Wednesday 5th September, 2018 in the presence of the press and the public, before his prompt arraignment and prosecution in Court”.