Kogi Suspects escape: IGP Removes State CP with immediate effect


The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris on Wednesday removed the Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Ali Janga from his position.
The police boss also instructed his replacement, Esa Sunday Ogbu, Commissioner of Police, Federal Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja to resume with immediate effect.
The Force spokesman ACP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement released to that effect said the IG was dissatisfied with the circumstances surrounding the escape of six (6) suspects including two (2) Principal Suspects (KABIRU SEIDU A.K.A OSAMA, NUHU SALISU A.K.A SMALL) who had indicted Senator Dino Melaye and Mohammed Audu in a case of Conspiracy and Unlawful possession of Prohibited Firearm already filed at the Federal High Court, Lokoja which came up in court today (Wednesday).
The IGP also ordered the transfer out of the state the Commander FSARS in the State, the Divisional Police Officer ‘A’ Division, Lokoja and other Police officers implicated in the escape of two suspects that named Sen. Dino Melaye as the supplier of guns.
The Police in Lokoja on Wednesday said that the two suspects that named Sen. Dino Melaye as the supplier of guns to them had escaped from custody.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ali Janga, disclosed this at a press conference in Lokoja.



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