Defection: Police Withdraws Tambuwal's Security Details
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has approved the
redeployment of the Police personnel attached to the Speaker of the House
of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal.
The Police said it acted based on constitutional provision following the
defection of the Speaker to the All Progressive Congress, APC from the
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP
The Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, in a statement on
Thursday in Abuja, quoted Section 68(1)(g) of the 1999 Constitution of the
Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.
Statement reads, “In view of the recent defection by the Right Hon. Aminu
Waziri Tanbuwal, CFR, the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the
Federal Republic of Nigeria, from the People Democratic Party to the All
Progressive Congress and having regard to the clear provision of section
68(1)(g) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as
amended, the Nigeria Police Force, has redeployed its personnel attached
to his office.”
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