By CrossRiverWatch admin
Cross River State born Assistant Inspector General of Police, Joseph Mbu who was recently retired along with other AIGs has been formally pulled out of the police job.
The pulling out parade which held at the Police Staff College in Jos where he served last witnessed a huge turnout of police officers who bid him farewell amidst mixed feelings.
Mbu’s retirement has also been greeted with mixed feelings amongst Cross Riverians. While some hail the retired AIG as a disciplined cop who committed himself selflessly to the work of the police, some say he veered off his work into politics with the hope of becoming the Inspector General of Police, a dream which was never materialized.
Mbu, a former Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, it will be recalled made headlines repeatedly for his open confrontations with the former Governor of Rivers State and now Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi over Ameachi’s political battles with former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.
Mbu also ordered the arrest and arraignment of an AIT reporter in Abuja who once addressed him as “controversial Mbu” on a live program on the TV Station. The case was later withdrawn from the court by the AIG.
Retired AIG Mbu is from Etung LGA in Central Cross River State.
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