Mass retirement looms as policemen, politicians lobby for IG’s position –

Mass retirement looms as cops, political leaders lobby for IG's position

This is not even if today IGP, Ibrahim Idris, will be taking a bow of his position, but likewise from cops due to the fact that of his age.Several senior police officers and their political godfathers have actually begun lobbying to end up being the next Inspector General of Cops, The Eagle Online has gathered.This is not just because the present IGP, Ibrahim Idris, will be taking

a bow of his position, however likewise from authorities due to the fact that of his age.Idris will be retiring on December 31, 2018. It was gathered that between now and 2019

, several cops chiefs, specifically of the ranks of Deputy Inspectors General of Cops, Assistant Commissioners of Authorities and Commissioners of Cops, will continue on their retirement.A source stated:"Between this month and 2019, the bulk of senior officers in the Nigerian Cops will go on retirement.

" At least by July, four DIGs will first retire." In reality, by 2019, only one DIG, who is presently serving now, will still remain in service. "Lots of will retire based

on clocking of the 35 years in service and others will be impacted by virtue of their ages.

"Those that are going to be massively affected in the clocking of age and retirement are 1984 and 1986 sets."Much of these policemen, in between the ranks of DCP and CP, are presently also lobbying to be given their next ranks before retirement date comes.It is further collected that a number of political leaders, while getting ready for the forthcoming elections, are also lobbying for the IG's position for their police friends.However, whether Idris will be allowed to retire or stay up until the conclusions of the elections, is yet unidentified.