Defection: IGP redeploys Tambuwal’s security personnel

Aminu Tambuwal

The Nigerian Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Suleiman Abba CFR, has redeployed the Police personnel attached to the Speaker, House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Waziri Tanbuwal.

In a statement issued today by the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, Abba said he ordered the withdrawal of Tambuwal’s security personnel based on Section 68(1)(g) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“In view of the recent defection by the Right Honourable Aminu Waziri Tanbuwal, CFR, the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, from the People Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC), and having regard to the clear provision of Section 68 (1) (g) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has redeployed its personnel attached to his office,” the statement read.

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