The authorities at the Nigerian Police Force has reacted to the viral picture of some of its operatives doing the 4+4 sign.
Naija News reports the 4+4 sign is synonymous with President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the police force is meant to be neutral.
In its reaction, the police said IGP Mohammed Adamu has charged the Digital and Forensic Unit of the force to investigate the authenticity of the photo, to ascertain whether it’s real or photo-shopped.
This reaction was posted on the verified official Twitter handle of the police on Monday.
See what it shared:
The IGP M.A Adamu has charged the Digital and Forensic Unit of @PoliceNG to investigate the authenticity of this photo, to ascertain whether it’s real or photo-shopped. The outcome of the investigation and appropriate actions will be made known to the public. https://t.co/BkMrdjQRm5
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) February 18, 2019
Recall Mr. Buhari is the presidential candidate of the APC for the February 23 reshecduled election in Nigeria.