…17 newly-promoted AIGs also posted to departments, formations
The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has approved the redeployment of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, to head the Department of Logistics and Supply.
Mr Baba also approved the posting of the recently-promoted DIG Bala Ciroma, and DIG Frank Mba, to head the Department of Training and Development, and the Department of Research and Planning respectively.
With the recent elevation, DIG Ciroma has become the supervising DIG in charge of the North-East, while DIG Mba has now assumed a supervisory role over the South-Eastern geo-political zone.
The Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made the development known in an official correspondence from the Force Headquarters, on Saturday.
He noted that the IG has also approved the posting and redeployment of 17 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police to various commands and formations.
They include AIG Zone 10 Sokoto, Abubakar Lawal, AIG Zone 15 Maiduguri, Abdul Umar, AIG Zone 7 Abuja, Williams Adebowale, AIG Armament FHQ Abuja, Shettima Zanna, AIG Zone 17 Akure, Ebong Ebong, and AIG Maritime Lagos, Adepoju Ilori, AIG FCID Annex Kaduna, Okon Effiong, AIG Zone 9 Umuahia, and Echeng Echeng.
Others are the Commandant, Staff College Jos, AIG Susan Horsefall, AIG DFA FHQ Abuja, Bankole Sikiru, AIG Zone 11 Osogbo, Oladimeji Olanrewaju, AIG FEDOPS FHQ Abuja, Odama Ojeka, AIG Forensic, Shehu Gwarzo, AIG R&P, FHQ Abuja, Yekini Ayoku, AIG FCID Alagbon Lagos, Yahaya Abubakar, AIG Zone 1 Kano, Umar Sanda, and AIG CTU FHQ Abuja, Ede Ayuba.
“The IG has, therefore, charged the senior police officers to continue to entrench professionalism and respect for the rights of citizens in their new places of assignment.
“He equally tasked them to pursue the task of ensuring public safety and security in their areas of responsibilities with renewed vigour. The posting is with immediate effect,” Adejobi noted.