IGP orders immediate deployment of 12 CPs to state commands

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate deployment of 12 Commissioners of Police to various state commands nationwide.

The IGP also gave the senior police officers orders to report to their assigned posts immediately to take care of their offices’ activities and carry out the policing agenda set forth by the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

This was disclosed in a statement released on Thursday, April 27, by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

The 12 newly-posted CPs are Mohammed Gumel, Kano State Command; Taiwo Jesubiyi, Ondo State Command; Julius Okoro, Benue State Command; Romokere Ibiani, Bayelsa State Command; Mohammed Bunu, Yobe State Command; Tajudeen Abass, Delta State Command; Oladimeji Olarewaju, Ogun State Command, Garba Yusuf, Kaduna State Command; Garba Ahmed, Zamfara State Command; Hayatu Ali, Sokoto State Command, Aliyu Musa, Katsina State Command Haruna Garba, FCT Command.

“The Inspector-General of Police has charged the senior police officers to entrench professionalism and respect for fundamental rights in all officers and men under their supervision leveraging on the recent training for Strategic Police Managers held at the Nigeria Institute of Police Studies, Jabi, Abuja.

“He urged them to adequately engrain community-oriented policing in their various jurisdictions to achieve modern, technology-based, and people-oriented policing services on all fronts,” Adejobi said.



    The Police Service Commission (PSC) ratified the posting of the CPs to various state commands on April 25, according to a statement issued by spokesperson for the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani.

    “The Chairman of the PSC, Dr Solomon Arase, retired Inspector-General of Police, called for greater dedication to national duty from the new state command commissioners. Dr Arase said the new posting comes with a lot of commitment and innovativeness and demands of them total loyalty to the Nigerian nation.

    “He noted that at this national transition period, the new state command commissioners must brace up for challenges in the course of their duties. The PSC chairman said they should quickly settle down to duty and tackle the security challenges in their respective states of posting,” the PSC statement said.

    The statement added that the Commission will monitor the stewardship of the CPs in their various state commands and ensure that they stay within established rules and regulations.

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