The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, on Tuesday ordered the posting/redeployment of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police, DIGs, Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, AIGs, and Commissioners of Police, CPs, to Departments, Commands, and Formations.
A statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, CSP. Olumuyiwa Adejobi said this posting is with immediate effect.
DIG Danmallam Mohammed, has been redeployed to the Department of Finance and Administration.
Assistant Inspectors-General of Police have also been posted to take up the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Inspectors-General of Police in charge of the following Departments of the Force as indicated against their names; to DIG Department of Training and Development – AIG Hafiz M. Inuwa; to DIG Department of Research and Planning – AIG Aji A. Janga; to DIG Department of Operations – AIG Adeleke A. Bode.
AIG Habu Sani Ahmadu has been posted as Force Secretary while AIG Shuaya’u Lafia Abdulyari assumes office as the AIG in charge of the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Some senior police officers have been posted to also take up the duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Inspectors-General of Police in charge of Zonal Police Commands as indicated against their names –
i. AIG Police Mobile Force – CP Matthew Akinyosola
ii. AIG Zone 6 Calabar – CP Jonathan Towuru
iii. AIG Zone 2 Lagos – CP Sylvester A. Alabi
iv. AIG Zone 11 Osogbo – CP Akande Sikiru Kayode
v. AIG Zone 17 Akure – CP Abimbola Adebola Shokoya
According to CSP Adejobi, the Police boss also ordered the provisional posting of the Commissioners of Police to Commands in line with the IGP’s mandate and strategies to strengthen the operational structures of state commands.
The statement adds that the Police boss has equally ordered the provisional posting of the following Commissioners of Police to Commands indicated below pending the approval of the Police Service Commission;
i. CP Adamawa State – CP Adebola A. Hamzat
ii. CP Ogun State – CP Emeka Frank Mba
iii. CP Taraba State – CP Suleiman A. Yusuf
iv. CP Lagos State – CP Idowu Owohunwa
v. CP Ebonyi State – CP Faleye E.S. Olaleye
The IGP further charged the newly posted officers to hit the ground running to ensure the mission, vision, and policy statements of his administration are effectively complied with in the areas of crime-fighting, public cooperation, and safety.
IGP Baba also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to enable the newly posted senior officers to perform optimally on their mandate.