Police investigate trending picture of officer casting vote in Kano APC Congress

By Abdul Isah

The Nigeria Police Zone 1 headquarters, has confirmed that it has started  investigation into a trending  picture on social media of an inspector of police casting vote at the recently conducted Kano State congress of the APC along with his principal, the re-elected party chairman, Abdullahi Abbas.

This was contained in a press release obtained by Solacebase on Monday, October 18th and signed by DSP Abubakar Zayyanu Ambursa, Zonal Police Public Relations Office for Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone One Headquarters, Kano.

The statement identified the police officer as Bashir Mohammad of the Special Protection Unit, Base One Kano, who is attached to the State Government House and subsequently deployed to work with the party chairman.

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The statement added, “in view of the seemingly unprofessional conduct of the inspector, the AIG has referred the matter to the Zonal X-Squad for investigation and should he be found to have committed  the offence, disciplinary action will be instituted against him accordingly”.

The command also assured members of the public of further update on the matter as the investigation goes on.

Solacebase recalls that a picture of a police officer casting vote beside the re-elected APC chairman, Abdullahi Abbas on Saturday went viral on social media, prompting reactions from the general public.

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