PSC Probes Police Commissioners

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The Police Service Commission (PSC) is currently investigating some Commissioners of Police holding State Command appointments.

The commission explained that the investigation was imperative following official complaints and petitions of alleged abuse of office received against them.

The latest of such petition was from Concerned Citizens of Edo State, who were at the commission in Abuja yesterday to register their grievances.

They complained about the performance of the Commissioner of Police in Edo State Haliru Gwandu.

The leader of the group, Henry Okpeme, complained of the collapse of security in Edo State, adding that there was an alarming increase in high profile assassinations, kidnapping and rape.

A statement yesterday by the spokesman of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani said this is in the wake of official complaints and petitions of alleged abuse of office received against some police commissioners.

He said the Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Commission, Mr Musa Istifanus disclosed this today, while receiving the leadership of the Concerned citizens of Edo State.

He explained that the group was in the Commission to protest what they called the continued underwhelming performance of the Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr Haliru Gwandu

Ani said Istifanus told them the Commission has received several complaints and petitions against some Commissioners of Police who are allegedly going against laid down rules and regulations.

He noted that the Commission will take serious action against any of the CPs found to have compromised his office.

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