A Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja has set April sixteenth because the judgment date for a case looking for the elimination of Mohammed Adamu as Nigeria’s Inspector Common of Police.
Recall that Adamu, who was appointed in 2019, attained 35 years of service on February 1, and is predicted to get replaced by one other officer, nevertheless, on February 4, President Muhammadu Buhari prolonged his time period by three months.
A lawyer, Maxwell Opara, dragged the Police chief to court docket the place he established the argument underneath Part 215 of the Nigerian Structure and Part 7 of the 2020 Police Act.
In accordance with the lawyer, Adamu won’t proceed to carry workplace as a result of he has already retired from the police pressure.
In his protection, the IGP advised the court docket that the brand new police code of conduct offers him a 4 12 months time period on his seat which he’ll defend both in 2023 or 2024.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Abubakar Malami by means of their legal professionals expresses assist for Adamu’s place, advised the court docket that the brand new legislation offers him the suitable to stay in workplace till 2023 or 2024.
After listening to from each side, Decide Ahmed Muhammad adjourned the case to April 16 for sentencing.