Coomassie Faults IGP’s Sack, Dubs It Suspicious

Channels Television  
Updated April 22, 2015

coomassieThe Chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum and one time Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, has faulted the sack of the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, describing it as suspicious.

He said president Jonathan should have allowed Mr Abba to continue in office until the incoming government determines his fate.

In an exclusive interview with Channels Television in Kaduna State, Mr Coomassie stated that Mr Abba was from the north and the northerners would be disturbed by his sack which should not be coming now.

He questioned the motive for the sack. “What has he done, if it has to do with the election why was he allowed to continue till the end of the election and why now?

“Has the due process been served to question whatever mistakes have been made?”

Mr Coomassie stressed that the incoming administration of General Muhammadu Buhari should have determined the fate of the IG when they take over on may 29.

President Goodluck Jonathan had on Tuesday sacked Mr Abba and appointed Solomon Arase, as the Acting IGP.