The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday declared Kazeem Afegbua wanted over the statement he issued on behalf of former military president, Ibrahim Babangida on Sunday.
Force Public Relations Officer, Moshood Jimoh, who made this known in an interview with Daily Sun, said that Afegbua, has been declared wanted after he failed to show up at the police force headquarters in Abuja.
He also said Afegbua, was declared wanted after the expiration of the 24, hour deadline given to him to report to the police.
Jimoh, in the interview while confirming that the IGP, actually ordered for the arrest of Afegbua, said he was being wanted for ‘defamation of character and act capable of inciting public disturbance’.
He said “yes the IGP, ordered for his arrest for making false statement, spreading falsehood, defamation of character and act capable of inciting public disturbance.
“We have declared him wanted and he should report to the police for giving false statement and acts capable of inciting public disturbance.