The authorities of the Nigerian Police have reportedly opened a probe on a Police Inspector, Bashir Mohammed, who was seen in a viral picture voting during the recently concluded state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in kano.
A statement by the Zonal Public Relations Officer, DSP Abubakar Zayyanu Ambursa, revealed that Mohammed of the Special Protection Unit, Base 1, Kano is attached to the Government House, Kano, from where he was deployed to work with Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas as a security aide. The statement reads in part “The attention of the Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone One Headquarters Kano has been drawn to a trending picture on social media of an inspector of police casting vote at the recently conducted congress of the APC along with his principal the state party chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas.
“In view of this seemingly unprofessional conduct of the inspector, The AIG (Assistant Inspector General of Police) has referred the matter to the Zonal X-Squad for investigation.
“If the inspector is found to have committed the offence, appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against him.”
The Police said further development on the matter would be communicated to members of the public.