* IG not packing anything from office, residence –Police source However, the Presidency said the IG still had a few more days for his tenure to expire. A Presidency source stated, “The IG has a few more days. He has a few days still.” When the source was reminded that Idris turned 35 years in service on January 3, the source asked, “Was it 3rd?” The IG will turn 60 years in service on January 15 by which time he would have met both retirement requirements on length of service and age. By the service rule, an officer is deemed to have completed service if he has spent 35 years in service or turns 60 “whichever comes first.” IG not packing anything from office, residence –Police source But, The PUNCH not TheNigeriaLawyer learnt on Sunday that the IG had yet to start packing any of his personal luggage out of his office or his official residence. Idris was said to be carrying on as if he had just been appointed, without considering that he ought to have proceeded on leave that would precede his retirement. A senior police officer, who is close to the office of the IG, told one of our correspondents that Idris was not behaving like someone that would leave the force soon. He said, “As as we speak, there is nothing to suggest that oga (the IG) is retiring soon. All his personal belongings are still intact at his official residence and office. “He is even planning to do transfer of some police officers soon. He has hope that President Muhammadu Buhari will allow him to stay back to conduct the elections. “I don’t know where the confidence is coming from. He has told us that since the President has not retired the service chiefs, then there is no way he will be asked to leave when his retirement date is due.”]]>

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