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Friday, 6 August 2021

FCT, 12 States get new Commissioners of Police + Full list

By Our Correspondent

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the posting of Commissioners of Police to take over the saddle of leadership in 13 State Commands, including the Federal Capital Territory.

This was contained in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Commissioner of Police Frank Mba, on Friday.

The posting of the Senior Officers, the statement said, was part of efforts at repositioning the Force for greater efficiency, stabilising the internal security order and scaling up the fight against crimes and criminality in the country.

The affected State Commands and Commissioner of Police posted are: Niger State Command, CP Monday Bala Kuryas; Kwara State Command, CP Emienbo Tuesday Assayamo; Nasarawa State Command, CP Soyemi Musbau Adesina; Taraba State Command, CP Abimbola Shokoya; Benue State Command, CP Akingbola Olatunji; FCT Police Command, CP Babaji Sunday; Kogi State Command, CP Arungwa Nwazue Udo; Kaduna State Command, CP Abdullahi Mudashiru; Jigawa State Command, CP Aliyu Sale Tafida; Enugu State Command, CP Abubakar Lawal; Cross River State Command, CP Alhassan Aminu; Bayelsa State Command, CP Echeng Eworo Echeng; and Kebbi State Command, CP Musa Baba.

Other Senior officers deployed are CP Ndatsu Aliyu Mohammed, a former Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, who is now the CP Anti-Fraud Unit, FCID, Abuja; CP Sikiru Akande, a former CP in Cross River State, who is now redeployed to the Department of ICT as the CP ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Similarly, CP Bankole Lanre Sikiru is deployed as the CP INTERPOL, FCID Lagos; and CP Augustine Arop is now posted as the Deputy Commandant, Police Staff College Jos.

Baba, while charging the officers to justify the confidence reposed in them, has assured citizens of sustained efforts by the Force in stabilising security in the country.

He enjoined citizens in the affected States to cooperate with their new Commissioners of Police for efficient service delivery.

The posting and the redeployment of the Senior Police Officers is with immediate effect, the statement by Mba said.