Today30 June, 2022

IG of Police orders investigation into sales of POWA shops over alleged fraud

IG of Police orders investigation into sales of POWA shops over alleged fraud

Nigerian Police has launched discrete investigations into the alleged fraud in sales and allocation of Police Officers’ Wives Association (POWA) shops. This is coming on the heels of a publication in the media alleging that some shops belonging to POWA, were sold fraudulently to multiple buyers causing ruckus between the buyers

This was contained in a statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi saying, however that the Police Force, has however dissociated the wife of the IGP, and current President of the Police Officers’ Wives Association (POWA), Hajia Hajara Alkali Baba, and the Association from the allegation.

According to Adejobi, “the published allegations were traced to the previous POWA administrations. The current administration was at no point in the know; neither was the activities brought to its notice or that of the Police authority”.

“The Nigeria Police Force has assured that the allegations will be thoroughly investigated and if meritorious, all persons complicit in the matter will be dealt with appropriately”.

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