Nigeria police may have dismissed its officer for investigating Mr. Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to Mr. Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigeria President.
Mr. Mansir Bako was demoted from the rank of Superintendent of Police to Deputy Superintendent of police.
Bako was first accused of misconduct, he was tried by a disciplinary panel and was found to be innocent.
However, another disciplinary committee within the police hierarchy found him guilty and recommended for his demotion.
A senior official from the Police Service Commission who spoke to Brekete live radio program, confirmed that Bako was demoted for investigating Abba Kyari.
She said, the police alleged that investigation carried out by Bako against the Buhari chief of staff exposes the police to danger.
The senior official wondered why a police officer will be demoted for investigating Kyari who has no immunity.
She however promised that the Police Service Commission will do everything within its power to reverse the demotion.
Whatever affects Police affects all Nigerians she said, and wondered why a police officer who has done well will be demoted rather than promoted to encourage him and others.
The police on Monday disclosed it demoted six senior officers and dismiss nine. An action it said were carried out as a result of their misconduct.
Mr. Ikechukwu Ani, spokesperson to police force in a statement said those dismissed were, Abdul Ahmed, Adamu Abare, Osondu Christian, Samson Ahmidu and Pius Timiala, Agatha Usman, Esther Yahaya, Idris Shehu and Usman Dass.
However, Oluwatoyin Adesope, Mansir Bako, Gbenle Mathew, Tijani Saifullahi, Sadiq Idris and Alice Abbah were those demoted.