Police Appoints 21 New Commissioners In Major Reshuffle

The acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Suleiman Abba, has appointed 21 new police commissioners across the ccuntry, following recent promotions and retirements in the Force.

According to statement by the police public relations officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, the new commissioner of police for the FCT is Wilson Inalegwu, replacing Joseph Mbu Joseph.

Kayode Aderanti has been moved to Lagos State as the new commissioner, Usman Baba to Delta State, Dan Bature to Rivers State and Paul Okafor to Kogi State.

Hyacinth Dagala is the commissioner of police in charge of Benue State, Usman Yakubu is commissioner of police, Nasarawa State, Isaac Gabriel Achong is the new police commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, while Idris Farouk Umar is the new commissioner of police in Jigawa State.

Others are Salihu Garba, commissioner of police Kwara State, A.K. Shodipo, commissioner of police, Oyo State, Abubakar Marafa, commissioner of police, Osun State and Clement Adoda, commissioner of police Borno State.

Karma Hosea Hassan is the new commissioner of police in Anambra State. In addition, Titilayo Busari has been moved to Cross Rivers State as commissioner of police while Valentine Ntomchukwu to goes to Bayelsa State as police chief.

Ademola Omole is the new commissioner of police in charge Taraba State, while Olusola Amore, a one time Force public relations officer is the new commissioner of police in Niger State.

Gabriel Adejoh Adaji is the new commissioner of Police, Adamawa State. Frederick Lakanu will be in charge of Ekiti State, just as Ishaku Barau has been moved to Kebbi sState as the new commissioner of police.

The statement noted that the appointments were done in line with the determination and drive of the Inspector General of Police to reposition the Nigeria Police Force for improved service delivery.


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