The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has ordered the posting and redeployment of seventeen (17) Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGs) and eighteen (18) Commissioner of Police (CPs) with immediate effect.
This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.
The affected AIGs include AIG Yetunde O. Longe to AIG Training; AIG Haruna Gabriel Garba to AIG Armament; AIG Rex Dundun to AIG FCID Annex Kaduna; AIG Durosinmi A. Olatoye to AIG Zone 2 Lagos; AIG Afolabi Babatunde Adeniyi to AIG Zone 3; AIG Abiodun Oladimeji Asabi to AIG Zone 12 Bauchi; AIG George Chijioke Chuku to AIG Zone 17 Akure; AIG Paul Alifa Omata to AIG Zone 16 Yenagoa, and AIG Yusuf Adesina Akeem, fdc, to AIG Zone 8 Lokoja.
Similarly, the newly posted/redeployed Commissioners of Police include CP Patrick Atayero to CP EOD; CP Illiyasu Yahaya Kwarbai to CP Admin Airwing; CP Bello Mohammed Sani to CP Force Provost Marshal; CP Olorundare Moshood Jimoh to CP Eastern Port; CP Rose Chollom Dung to CP Welfare; and CP Olarenwaju Ogunlowo to CP Special Intervention Squad.
Meanwhile, Adejobi also confirmed that IGP Egbetokun, on Tuesday, 30th January 2024, at the Goodluck Jonathan International Peacekeeping Centre, Force Headquarters, Abuja, decorated thirty-five (35) Senior Police Officers comprising fourteen (14) Assistant Inspector Generals of Police and twenty-one (21) Commissioners of Police with their new ranks.
The decoration was witnessed by families, friends, and well-wishers.
The newly decorated officers include AIGs Yetunde Longe; Haruna Gabriel Garba; Tajudeen Akinwale Abass, Julius Alawiri Okoro; George Chijioke Chuku; and CPs Olanrewaju Peter Ogunlowo; Mohammed Dahiru; Dankombo Faling Morris; and David Iloyanomon amongst others.
The IGP, while congratulating the newly decorated senior officers on their well-deserved promotions, emphasized the imperative for the newly posted and redeployed AIGs and CPs to bring their wealth of experience to bear in their respective assignments.
The IGP expressed confidence that their ardent impact would boost the endeavour for excellence in the discharge of police constitutional responsibilities.
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