The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the posting of Commissioners of Police to 13 state instructions together with the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The posting of the Senior Officers to the states is a part of efforts at repositioning the Nigerian Police Force for higher effectivity, stabilizing the inner safety order and scaling up the battle towards crimes and criminality within the nation.
The affected state instructions and Commissioner of Police posted are; Niger State Command, Monday Bala Kuryas; Kwara State Command, Emienbo Tuesday Assayamo; Nasarawa State Command, Soyemi Musbau Adesina; Taraba State Command, Abimbola Shokoya; Benue State Command, Akingbola Olatunji; FCT Police Command, Babaji Sunday; Kogi State Command, Arungwa Nwazue Udo; Kaduna State Command, Abdullahi Mudashiru; Jigawa State Command, Aliyu Sale Tafida; Enugu State Command, Abubakar Lawal; Cross River State Command, Alhassan Aminu; Bayelsa State Command, Echeng Eworo Echeng, and Kebbi State Command, Musa Baba.
Other senior officers deployed are Ndatsu Aliyu Mohammed, a former Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, who’s now main the Anti-Fraud Unit FCID, Abuja; Sikiru Akande, a former Commissioner of Police in Cross River State who’s now redeployed to the Department of ICT because the CP ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Similarly, CP Bankole Lanre Sikiru is deployed because the CP INTERPOL, FCID Lagos; and CP Augustine Arop is now posted because the Deputy Commandant, Police Staff College Jos.
Alkali Baba charged the officers to justify the arrogance reposed in them, assuring residents of sustained efforts by the power in stabilising safety within the nation.
He enjoined residents within the affected states to cooperate with their new Commissioners of Police for environment friendly service supply.