AIG Pleads with Oba of Benin over Police Misconduct

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Zone 5 Headquarters Benin City, AIG Arungua Nwauzei, has apologised to the Benin Monarch, Oba Ewuare II, over unprofessional conduct of some officers in the state.

AIG Nwauzei gave the apology when he paid a courtesy visit to the Oba palace in Benin City.

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He solicited for prayers and support from the monarch and assured that, the Police will continue to ensure peace and stability in the state, while protecting lives and properties of Edo people.

“In any situation where we may err, we plead with you to speak to us as your own subjects, not throwing away the baby with the bathwater.

“We also want to assure you that going forward, we are ready to deepen our relationship with you in service, especially, so that this era of your leadership will forever be remembered for being a peaceful one,” AIG Nwauzei said.

In his remark, Oba Ewuare II commended the Assistant Inspector General of Police, for his friendly visit and pledged support from the traditional institution in ensuring security not just in the State but Nigeria in general.

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“We will try to ensure that the baby and bathwater are not thrown away. “We will do our best; God bless you. May your tenure be successful,” he said.

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Ismail Aniemu, Publisher of JournalNG and ghost writer, is a maritime journalist of over two decades' of practice with multidisciplinary background. He holds a masters degree in Transport Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) with bias for logistics. He is also an alumnus of the Times Journalism Institute where he obtained a post graduate diploma in Journalism. Email:

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