EFCC: Buhari continues to nominate northerner, Muslims in key safety positions – HURIWA laments

Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, has described the reported appointment of the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, as appearing chairman of Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), because the continuation of the northernization time table of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s management.

The rights workforce stated the President’s choice offends phase 14(3) of the 1999 charter at the Federal Personality Rules.

HURIWA, in a commentary to DAILY POST on Thursday via its Nationwide Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, stated this skewed appointments tilted in opposition to favouring handiest Hausa/Fulani Northern Muslim has reachiing penalties at the harmony and brotherly love of the rustic.

HURIWA famous that those Hausa/Fulani people who have within the ultimate 5 years ruled all the inside safety and regulation enforcement companies have did not discharge their tasks professionally and periodically.

The rights workforce identified that the Nigerian Customs Provider, the Nigerian Immigration Services and products, the Nigerian Prisons, the Nigerian Police and now the EFCC are all headed via people drawn from simply from one faith and one area of the rustic.

“Let or not it’s obviously spelt out from onset that we in HURIWA don’t have anything towards the very outstanding and function minded FCT Commissioner of Police within the particular person of Alhaji Ciroma Bala.

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“HURIWA respects him as a thoroughbred Police officer. It is because there may be no doubt that he has carried out to the most productive of his skill to police the country’s capital even with intermittent violent crises going down within the seat of energy, however our place is that appointing every other northerner to move the EFCC will make it appear to be the entire most sensible echelons of the protection forces and regulation enforcement companies will have to be most commonly Northerners and Moslems.

“This unconstitutional follow that has long past on since 2015 is against the law and completely insupportable. Nigerian safety and regulation enforcement companies will have to no longer be headed via most commonly Northerners in a federation this is made up of a selection of numerous ethnic-religious communities.

HURIWA stated it’s each unconstitutional and unethical to make appointment possible choices from just one area when there are 3 dominant Ethnic teams with over 300 different smaller nationalities and there are Moslems, Christians, African Conventional Faith Adherents, and Atheists in Nigeria.

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In step with the gang, it kind of feels the President is rudderless and helpless to behave it sounds as if fearing a backlash he would obtain from his Muslim constituency, who in step with it, “don’t personal Nigeria.”

Recall {that a} presidential committee is recently probing the actions of EFCC underneath Magu.

This adopted an indictment via the Minister of Justice and Legal professional Basic of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

On Monday, Magu was once picked up via safety operatives stated to be from the Division of State Services and products, DSS, and brought to the Presidential Villa, Abuja as a part of the continued investigation.

The Fee’s Head of Media and Exposure, Dele Oyewale, then again, stated Magu was once invited for wondering.

The EFCC introduced the day past that its Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar will oversee the affairs of the fee within the absence of its suspended appearing Chairman, Ibrahim Magu.

 

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