The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba has ordered the deployment of 12 Commissioners of Police to various state commands across the country.
It was gathered that this follows the approval of Baba’s recommendation by the Police Service Commission for the posting of the CPs to various state commands.
The IG also tasked the senior police officers to proceed immediately to their respective duty posts, take charge of the affairs of their offices, and execute the policing agenda of the NPF’s leadership.
The 12 newly-posted CPs are Mohammed Gumel, Kano State Command; Haruna Garba, FCT Command; Tajudeen Abass, Delta State Command; Oladimeji Olarewaju, Ogun State Command; Taiwo Jesubiyi, Ondo State Command; Julius Okoro, Benue State Command; Romokere Ibiani, Bayelsa State Command; Mohammed Bunu, Yobe State Command; Garba Yusuf, Kaduna State Command; Garba Ahmed, Zamfara State Command; Hayatu Ali, Sokoto State Command, and Aliyu Musa, Katsina State Command.
A statement on Thursday by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said, “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.”