Just In: Chairman Of Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith Resigns

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The Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith, stepped down from his position on Wednesday.

The Commission’s Spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani, confirmed his resignation to Daily Trust. According to Ani, the former Inspector-General of Police who is expected to hand over to Retired Justice Clara Ogunbiyi representing the judiciary at the commission resigned on health grounds and the development was accepted by President Muhammadu Buhari. “He resigned on his own on medical grounds and the president has accepted his resignation,” Ani said. His resignation came amid the long disagreement between the commission and the Nigeria Police Force on recruitment matters. Ani noted that the commission was yet to issue an official statement on Smith’s resignation. Smith, whose tenure is scheduled to end in July 2023, served the commission for over four years. Details later…

This article was originally published on Naija News

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