The police chief said no part of the
constitution prevented him from doing so, He also denied that he
promoted officers he was romantically involved in a relationship with.
The inspector-general of police, Ibrahim
Idris has challenged Senator Isa Misau to cite any section of the
constitution that prevents him from having romantic relationship with a
The senator representing Bauchi Central
Senatorial District had accused the police boss of having romantic
relationship with police officers. He also accused the police chief of
illegally collecting money from oil companies to provide security to
The Punch reports that in a written
defence he presented through his lawyer, Dr. Alex Iziyon (SAN), to the
Senate ad-hoc committee investigating the allegations against him by the
senator, the police boss insisted that he was free to have romantic
relationship with any policewoman.
He challenged Misau to cite any section
of the law that prevented him from doing so. The lawyer described as
laughable the allegation that Idris promoted two officers he was having
He said: “This allegation is laughable
and showed lack of understanding of the provisions of the Police Act and
regulation.” The police chief challenged Misau to also cite the section
of the Police Act and Regulation that prevented a police officer from
marrying another one.