Northern departvernor heaps praise on IGP amid tussle with Senate; hails Police boss for exegasheing an excellent job
– Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna has praised IGP Ibrahim Idris for doing an excellent job
– The governor commended the Police boss at a Ramadan lecture which was also attended by the minister for information, Lai Mohammed
– El-Rufai also prayed for God to grant President Muhammadu Buhari good health as he leads the country
Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris was hailed by the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday, June 7, for doing an excellent job in the country.
El-Rufai made the comments at the annual Ramadan lecture in Oro, Irepodun local government area of Kwara state, The Nation reports.
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gathers that the minister for information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was also present at the event.
The governor praised the IGP, while thanking the chief imam of Oro, Mikhail Onisan for praying for the country and its leaders.
He said: “I thank the chief imam for his prayers for the country, President Buhari, the inspector-general of Police who is doing an excellent job, the minister of Information and others. May God accept his prayers.”
He also prayed that God would bestow good health on President Muhammadu Buhari, as he leads the country.
During his speech, the minister for information also praised the governor; describing him as a detribalised Nigerian who believes in merit, rather than religious or tribal sentiments.
He further praised the Oro community for being religiously harmonious and tolerant; noting that most chiefs of the community who attend the annual lecture are Christians, and that some of the editions of the programme were held at a church compound.