IGP Reacts To Stripping Of Hotel Staff By Former Minister, Calls For Calm

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Inspector-Geeral of Police, Mohammed Adamu
IGP Reacts To Stripping Of Hotel Staff By Former Minister, Calls For Calm - Vantage News Nigeria
Inspector-Geeral of Police, Mohammed Adamu

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has stated that the police has opened a formal investigation into the alleged dehumanizing treatment meted out against staff of Signatious Hotel on the orders of their employer, Kenneth Gbagi, a former minister of state for education.

Gbagi, was alleged to have ordered that four workers, including three women and a man be stripped naked over allegation of theft.

Several human rights organisations have protested against the alleged inhuman treatment of the hotel staff.

Some of the human rights groups also accused the police of conniving with the hotel management to carry out the act.

In the statement released on twitter through the verified handle of the Nigeria Police Force, the IGP called for calm, urging members of the public, particularly the alleged victims and all interest groups to remain calm.

Adamu, also stated that the Police has intensified efforts towards unraveling the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The statement titled “Alleged Dehumanizing Treatment On Hotel Staff In Delta,” promises that justice will prevail.

It reads, “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has called on members of the public, particularly the alleged victims and all interest groups in the ongoing Police investigations into the case of dehumanizing treatment on the Signatious Hotel Staff in Warri, Delta State, to remain calm as the Police intensify efforts towards unravelling the circumstances surrounding the incident.

“The IGP, while noting that the Delta State Police Command has since commenced discrete investigations into the matter with appreciable progress made, assures that justice will prevail no matter whose ox is gored.”

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