The Nigeria Police has reacted to the viral video of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, struggling to read a speech at an event in Kano, repeating the word ‘Transmission’ severally..
In the footage, IGP Idris, who was in Kano on Monday to commission the Police Technical Intelligence unit in the state, stammered consistently as he struggled to pronounce words.
Since the video of the Inspector-general police went viral, people have been reacting to the video, with some Nigerians describing the development as ’embarrassing and a shame to the Nigeria Police Force’.
Reacting, the force on its official Twitter page, shared a video of the IGP fluently reading another speech.
They accompanied it with a list of the schools he attended.
“IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni attended; St. Paul Primary Sch. Sokoto,
“Govt Secondary School Farfaru, Sokoto, ABU Zaria (BSc Agric Economics), University of Maiduguri (LLB),
“NIPSS Kuru Jos and Author “Security and Justice, the Pathway to Peace & Reconciliation in Nigeria,” the force listed.
The Force, while also responding to a question about the authenticity of the video, the official twitter account of the Nigeria Police Force stated that the video was doctored.
The tweet read;
Thank you for your question. Yes it was doctored. #AskThePolice
See the tweet below;
In case you missed the viral video, see below;