The Kano State Police Command vows to investigate a police inspector, Bashir Muhammed, who was seen in a viral picture voting during the recently concluded congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
This was made known by the Zone One Headquarter Kano in a statement issued by the zonal police public relations officer, Abubakar Zayyanu Ambursa.
SaharaReporters had on Sunday shared a photo of the Inspector casting votes at the recently-concluded APC congress in Kano alongside the new party chairman.
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According to the statement, Muhammed is attached to the government house in Kano from where he was deployed to work with one Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas (the newly elected APC Chairman of Kano) as a security aide.
“The attention of the 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.
“The inspector has been identified as Bashir Mohammed of Special Protection Unit, Base One Kano. The inspector is attached to government house Kano from where he was deployed to work with the said Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas as security aide.
“In view of this seemingly unprofessional conduct of the inspector, the AIG has referred the matter to Zonal X-Squad for investigation. If the inspector is found to have committed disciplinary offence by this action, appropriate disciplinary measures will be taken against him” part of the statement reads.