December 5, 2022

Global News

…The News First With Us!

CONTROVERSIAL POLICE OFFICER AIG MBU JOSEPH MAY RESIGN BEFORE MAY 29, 2015

2 min read

Mbu

Mbu
Mbu
If there’s one politician who will never forget Assistant Inspector General of Police Joseph Mbu in a hurry, it’s no other person than the outgoing governor of Rivers State Rotimi Amaechi.
To show his disdain for Mbu, Amaechi once described him as a politician in police uniform because of the way and manner he handled policing in the state while he was serving as police commissioner of Rivers State. The governor had claimed he wanted to destroy Rivers State because he is a card carrying member of the ruling PDP.
The opposition APC was making noise daily then that the commissioner of police should be transferred out of Rivers State as he was accused of being used to frustrate the governor and the emergence of APC in the Niger-Delta region.
However, the Police Service Commission bowed to pressure and transferred Mbu out of Rivers State to forestall the impending calamities that might occur if he remained in charge of the state police command; thus he was posted to Abuja.
However, he did not stay long in Abuja before he was posted to Lagos as the AIG in charge of Zone 2 that comprises Lagos and Ogun States. This was a posting that the opposition APC frowned at because they believed that he was sent to Lagos to reenact what he did in Rivers especially when it occurred in the twilight of the 2015 General Elections.
While in Lagos he assured both parties that he was going to maintain strict policing without bias against anybody but the opposition APC never believed him as they saw him as the attack dog of the Presidency.
Shortly after he was transferred to Lagos, he started receiving bashing from different quarters to the extent that the Oba of Lagos warned him that nobody can intimidate Lagosians; that any policeman who comes to Lagos to cause trouble would fail because Lagos was not Port Harcourt.
He was able to maintain peace in Lagos during the general elections, a feat he claimed he was able to achieve because of his threat that his men would kill 20 people if the politicians kill one policeman.
Now the elections have come and gone resulting in the loss of President Goodluck Jonathan and if feelers reaching Global News is anything to go by, the controversial police officer may tender his resignation letter before May 29, 2015 Democracy Day and handover of government to the APC led by General Muhamadu Buhari.
No doubt, Mbu is not in the good books of APC top echelons and he would be one person that would first be booted out of the service; but instead for him to be disgraced out, it’s better for him honourably throw in the towel, a reliable source quipped.
There are strong indications that any moment from now, Mbu may announce his resignation from the Nigeria Police Force without achieving his ambition and dream of becoming the Inspector-General of Police.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may have missed

2 min read

UBA Foundation Rings in The Yuletide Season, Lights Up the Lagos Marina Africa’s Global bank, United Bank for Africa, through its Corporate Social Responsibility Arm, the UBA Foundation, on Tuesday, held its annual Christmas Lighting ceremony to mark the start of the festive season. The brilliant Christmas Lights of the UBA Foundation Gardens at the UBA Head Office on the Marina in Lagos, were activated by the bank’s Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Oliver Alawuba, in a grand ceremony which was witnessed by key management staff and some customers of the bank. Alawuba, who addressed attendees at the ceremony, reiterated that the annual Lighting event is a symbol of hope for the coming year, the future and all the goodness it will bring into people’s lives. Alawuba said, “The UBA Foundation is focused on touching lives and giving back to its host communities. UBA through its foundation, the UBA Foundation desire remains is committed to improving lives in whatever way we can. We want to give back always and this event is quite symbolic as it represents the affinity we have towards our customers, employees and associates as well as our communities.” The CEO of the UBA Foundation, Mrs Bola Atta, said that the Christmas lighting ceremony was important for the Foundation adding: “Today is significant. All over the world, it is known in the advent period as Giving Tuesday. It is a time to give back to those who don’t have enough. It is a time to shine light on others, to give hope and give gifts. Today we gave out a lot of gifts and people were happy as we lit up the Foundation gardens to symbolise joy and hope. We are constantly reminded as an institution, of our promise to continue to touch lives and show kindness. In these difficult times, sharing even a little bit, goes a long way.” The lighting ceremony was attended by UBA staff members and customers who were serenaded with Christmas carols by the UBA Customer Fulfilment Centre’s choir. It ended with a guided tour around the UBA Foundation gardens on the Lagos Marina. Over the years, the UBA Foundation has been very active in creating sustainable development in its host communities and as part of its corporate social responsibility, the Foundation will be feeding tens of thousands of people across Africa during this festive season. UBA Foundation, the CSR arm of the UBA Group, is committed to the socio-economic betterment of the communities in which the bank operates, focusing on development in the areas of Education, the Environment, Economic Empowerment and other Special Projects.

Copyright © All rights reserved. | Newsphere by AF themes.