…. Frank Mba, 4 Others Get Provisional Postings to Lead State Commands
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has 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 in line with his manpower development policy of placing round pegs in round holes.
This announcement is contained in a statement signed by the Force PRO CP Olumuyiwa Adejobi made available to the Press on Tuesday.
“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 – – CP Matthew Akinyosola, mni-AIG Police Mobile Force;CP Jonathan Towuru, mni -AIG Zone 6 Calabar; CP Sylvester A. Alabi, fdc-AIG Zone 2 Lagos; – CP Akande Sikiru Kayode- AIG Zone 11 Osogbo; CP Abimbola Adebola Shokoya- AIG Zone 17 Akure.
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 the Commands indicated pending the approval of the Police Service Commission: CP Adebola A. Hamzat(fdc),CP Emeka Frank Mba(mni), and CP Suleiman A.Yusuf (mni) to Adamawa, Ogun and Taraba States respectively. Lagos, and Ebonyi States have CP Idowu Owohunwa and CP Faleye E.S Olaleye.
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. 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 took immediate effect.