President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State.
The president gave the directive when Obiano welcomed him on his arrival in Awka, Anambra State on Wednesday for the grand finale of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship rally.
The governor had used the opportunity to complain about the withdrawal of his security aides.
Buhari had therefore, before leaving Awka, directed the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations), Joshak Habila to ensure the return of the governor’s security personnel.
This development was contained in a statement released by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina..
Earlier on Wednesday, members of the Senate had during its plenary lambasted the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, for withdrawing security details attached to Obiano.
The lawmakers subsequently directed the chairman of the Senate Committee on Police Affairs to see that Obiano’s security aides were reinstated latest by Thursday.
Idris had claimed that security men were withdrawn from the governor ahead of the Saturday governorship election to allow a level playing field for all contestants in the poll, in which the governor is seeking a second tenure.
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