ALLEGED ASSAULT OF NLC PRESIDENT: IGP WADES IN, CALLS FOR THOROUGH INVESTIGATION
Written by Tunde Adeyemi on November 10, 2023
The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun has ordered investigations into the circumstances surrounding the alleged assault on the person of the President of the National Labour Congress, Comrade Joe Ajaero.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi this Friday.
The IGP directed the deputy inspector general in charge of the Force Criminal Investigation Department to take over the matter with the primary objective of ascertaining the true facts surrounding the incident and to address any ambiguities that may exist as the Police has been inundated with different versions of the incident making investigations imperative to clear the conflicting accounts.
Adejobi noted that the Nigeria Police Force understands the importance of transparency and accountability in maintaining public trust, thereby assuring of a thorough and unbiased inquiry to provide clarity.
The President of Nigeria Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, on Friday gave an account of how he was brutalized in Imo State, saying police operatives handed him over to some suspected thugs to beat him.