The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman  Baba, has ordered the redeployment of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police, DIGs, Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, AIGs, and Commissioners of Police, CPs, to Departments, Commands, and Formations in line with his manpower development policy of placing round pegs in round holes.

In a statement signed in Abuja by the Force Headquarters Public Relations Officer, Mr Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

The statement notes that deputy inspector General of Police, DIG Danmallam Mohammed, has been redeployed to the Department of Finance and Administration. 

It states further that some Assistant Inspectors-General of Police has been posted to take up the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Inspectors-General of Police in charge of some Departments of the Force.

Similarly, some Senior Police Officers have been posted to also take up the duties of the Assistant Inspectors-General of Police in charge of Zonal Police Commands.

They include Sylvester Alabi, AIG Zone 2 Lagos, Akande Kayode, AIG Zone 11 Osogbo, and Abimbola Shokoya as AIG Zone 17 Akure.

The statement says 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 and they are CP Frank Mba, to Ogun State while CP Idowu Owohunwa was posted to Lagos State.

The IGP has therefore 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. 

The police boss who said the posting was with immediate effect also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to enable the newly posted senior officers to perform optimally on their mandate.

PR/Rasheedah Makinde

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