Kayode Egbetokun, Acting Inspector-General of Police (Ag. IGP), has ordered the immediate withdrawal of personnel of the Police Mobile Force from dignitaries and VIPs.
Egbetokun, speaking on Monday at a conference in Abuja, promised a special force would be created to protect dignitaries and VIPs.
His call for a withdrawal of policemen has, however, drawn criticism, as it is common practice for police chiefs to make such calls every few years.
Here’s a timeline of police bosses making calls for their officers to be withdrawn from VIPs. But before police bosses, there was Muhammadu Buhari.