IGP deploys 35 CPs to state commands, strategic formations

Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, has deployed 35 Commissioners of Police to various state commands and formations across the country.

A statement on Tuesday, by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi said: “This followed the approval of his recommendation by the Police Service Commission, PSC.”

According to him, “The IGP assured that the postings are in line with the commitment of the police leadership to ensuring effective policing, security, and the maintenance of law and order in Nigeria.”

The statement listed the deployed officers to include newly posted Commissioners of Police, CP Adelesi Oluwarotimi to Kwara State Command; Adebola Hamzat to Oyo State Command and; CP Augustina Ogbodo to Ebonyi State Command.

Others are CP Samuel Musa to Kebbi State Command; CP Aderemi Adeoye to Anambra State Command; CP Auwal Musa to Bauchi State Command; and CP Alamatu Mustapha to Ogun State Command.

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Others include CP Margaret Ochalla to Police Special Fraud Unit Annex Lagos; CP Banji Ogunrinde to head the Explosive Ordnance Unit; CP Rhoda Olofu to Ports Authority Police Western, Lagos; and CP Kareem Musa to Interpol Annex Lagos.

Also, CP Audu Dabigi was posted to Border Patrol Force; CP Abibo Reuben to Police Mobile Force; CP Adekunle Olusokan to Welfare FHQ Abuja; CP Omolara Oloruntola to Special Fraud Unit FCID Abuja; and CP Abaniwonda Olufemi to Deputy Force Secretary amongst others.

According to the statement, “The IGP charged the appointed Commissioners of Police to key into his policies, vision, and mission for the Nigerian Police Force.

“He also mandated them to prioritise the safety and well-being of the citizens they serve, ensure adherence to the principles of fairness, professionalism, and respect for human rights.

“He urged them to serve as exemplary leaders, fostering harmonious relationships with other security agencies, community leaders, and relevant stakeholders.

“The IGP tasked them to promote intelligence-led policing, proactive crime prevention strategies, and community engagement initiatives that will enhance public trust and confidence in the Nigerian Police Force.”

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