Some dismissed officers of the Nigeria Police Power have appealed to the appearing Inspector Basic of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, to observe a court docket judgement that reinstated them to service.
The aggrieved officers, who’re members of Cadet Inspector Power Entrants 33, 34 and 35 of the police academy that have been forcefully retired by the power, stated the Nationwide Industrial Courtroom ordered the quick previous IG, Mr. Alkali Usman, to reinstate them, however the latter did not obey the order.
This was contained in a press release in a congratulatory message to Egbetokun issued on Monday by the involved officers and signed by Mr. Emmanuel Idris on behalf of the officers.
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“Your contemporaries and those that have had the chance to work with you all attested to your integrity—that you’re an officer who does his job with the concern of God, equity, fairness and justice, ” the assertion learn partly.
In keeping with the assertion, the previous IG completely refused to reinstate them regardless of recommendation from numerous stakeholders within the power to obey the court docket.
“It’s towards this background that we, the members of the above programs (power entrants), are interesting to you to assist in the implementation of the court docket judgement in swimsuit quantity. NICN /ABJ/281/2021 CSP Econg Egwo Egong and three others vs. PSC and two others.
“This judgement has been given since April final yr. However to our dismay, the quick former IG vehemently refused to do the needful even after the directives to take action and the recommendation from the Police Service Fee and Police Authorized Division, respectively.
” Consequently, we urge our new IGP to make use of his good places of work to right this apparent injustice. Wishing you a affluent tenure as you’re taking up the mantle of management of Nigeria Police,” it added.