News - North Central - FCT Updated: February 07, 2023

IGP Approves Redeployment Of Senior Officers

By Abdulrazak Muhammad
February 07, 2023
IGP Usman Alkali Baba

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has approved the redeployment of senior officers of the Nigeria Police Force across the country.

The senior officers include Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs), Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs).

This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the spokesperson of the force, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.

"DIG Danmallam Mohammed, fdc, has been redeployed to the Department of Finance and Administration while the following Assistant Inspectors-General of Police have been posted to take up the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Inspectors-General of Police in charge of the following Departments of the Force as indicated against their names; to DIG Department of Training and Development - AIG Hafiz M. Inuwa, mni; to DIG Department of Research and Planning - AIG Aji A. Janga, mni; to DIG Department of Operations - AIG Adeleke A. Bode, mni. AIG Habu Sani Ahmadu has been posted as Force Secretary while AIG Shuaya’u Lafia Abdulyari assumes office as the AIG in charge of the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

"Similarly, the following Senior Police Officers have been posted to also take up the duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Inspectors-General of Police in charge of Zonal Police Commands."


The officers include CP Matthew Akinyosola redeployed as AIG Police Mobile Force, CP Jonathan Towuru as AIG Zone 6 Calabar, CP Sylvester A. Alabi as AIG Zone 2 Lagos and CP Akande Sikiru Kayode as AIG Zone 11 Osogbo while CP Abimbola Adebola Shokoya was redeployed as AIG Zone 17 Akure.

"In line with the IGP’s mandate and strategies to strengthen the operational structures of state commands, the Police Boss has equally ordered the provisional posting of the following Commissioners of Police to Commands indicated below pending the approval of the Police Service Commission;

"i. CP Adamawa State - CP Adebola A. Hamzat, fdc

ii. CP Ogun State - CP Emeka Frank Mba, mni

iii. CP Taraba State - CP Suleiman A. Yusuf, mni


iv. CP Lagos State - CP Idowu Owohunwa

v. CP Ebonyi State - CP Faleye E.S. Olaleye

"The IGP has therefore charged the newly posted officers to hit the ground running to ensure the mission, vision, and policy statements of his administration are effectively complied with in the areas of crime-fighting, public cooperation, and safety. 

"He also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to enable the newly posted senior officers to perform optimally on their mandate.

"The posting is with immediate effect." 


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