Daily Trust (Abuja)

22 January 2013

Nigeria: ACN, CNPP Fault Jonathan's Remarks On Police College

Photo: Vanguard
Jonathan in a police college hostel

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) yester-day faulted President Goodluck Jonathan's comments after an unscheduled visit to the Police College, Ikeja, to assess the deplorable condition of the school.

Jonathan, who could not hide his annoyance during the visit, said that the rot, being televised as a documentary on Channels Television, was meant to tarnish the image of his administration and embarrass it.

ACN spokesman Lai Mohammed said in a statement that instead of using the occasion to tell Nigerians what his administration would to remedy the state of the school, Jonathan chose to berate imaginary enemies bent on embarrassing his administration. Also yesterday, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) warned Jonathan against plans to witch-hunt anyone and the authorities of the police college over the report by Channels Television.

CNPP secretary general, Chief Willy Ezugwu, yesterday in a statement commended the TV station and called on government to restore the school instead of blaming imaginary enemies of government.

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