September 27, 2023


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IG of Police orders immediate reposting of some Senior police Officers.

By Afolabi Oyekunle.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has approved the posting and redeployment of some senior police officers within the force.

According to reports IGP Baba 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.

The move is in line with his manpower development policy of placing round pegs in round holes.

A statement on Tuesday by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi revealed that DIG Danmallam Mohammed, fdc, has been redeployed to the Department of Finance and Administration while the following Assistant Inspectors-General of Police have 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, mni; to DIG Department of Research and Planning – AIG Aji A. Janga, mni; to DIG Department of Operations – AIG Adeleke A. Bode, mni. 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.

Similarly, the following 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, mni
ii. AIG Zone 6 Calabar
– CP Jonathan Towuru, mni
iii. AIG Zone 2 Lagos
– CP Sylvester A. Alabi, fdc
iv. AIG Zone 11 Osogbo
– CP Akande Sikiru Kayode
v. AIG Zone 17 Akure
– CP Abimbola Adebola Shokoya

In line with the IGP’s mandate and strategies to strengthen the operational structures of state commands, 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, fdc
ii. CP Ogun State
– CP Emeka Frank Mba, mni
iii. CP Taraba State
– CP Suleiman A. Yusuf, mni
iv. CP Lagos State
– CP Idowu Owohunwa
v. CP Ebonyi State
– CP Faleye E.S. Olaleye

The IGP 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.

Inspector General of Police.

He also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to enable the newly posted senior officers to perform optimally on their mandate.

The posting is with immediate effect.