Breaking: Police Protest: Presidency summons IGP, Idris Ibrahim

Presidency summoned Inspector-General of Police, Idris over reported protest embarked police personnel in Maiduguri, Borno capital, .

The police personnel were said to have protested over non-payment of their monthly salaries and allowances.

The IGP was seen heading towards the office of the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, at the presidential villa, Abuja.

A source at the Presidential villa, who preferred to remain anonymous said that the IGP was in the villa to brief the presidency the police protest.

The Police in a statement issued the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, dismissed the media report, claiming that the policemen only made inquiries their allowances and salaries before returning to their  posts.

According to the statement, the delay in payment is due to late passage of the appropriation act, adding that with its assent President Buhari, the issue will soon be addressed. (NAN)