IGP Baba Redeploys 8 Commissioners of Police, Reiterates Posting is Normal
By Trek Africa Newspaper
IGP Usman Alkali Baba
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the posting and redeployment of eight (8) Commissioners of Police (CPs) to State Commands and Formations across the country for operational and administrative effectiveness.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi stated that, “In line with the Manpower Development Policy of the Force, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, NEAPS, fdc, CFR, has ordered the posting and redeployment of eight (8) Commissioners of Police (CPs) to State Commands and Formations across the country for operational and administrative effectiveness. The newly posted/redeployed senior officers are indicated below;
i. CP GOMBE COMMAND – CP ETIM OQUA EFFIOM
ii. CP KANO COMMAND – CP MAMMAN DAUDA
iii. CP BAUCHI COMMAND – CP AMINU ALHASSAN
iv. CP CPTU STAFF COLLEGE JOS – CP BABATUNDE BABAITA ISHOLA
v. CP X-SQUAD FCID ANNEX LAGOS – CP MAMMAN UMAR SANDA, fdc
vi. CP FCID ANNEX GOMBE – CP JOHN AYUBA BABANGIDA
vii. CP SAFER HIGHWAY FHQ ABUJA – CP AKINWALE ADENIRAN
viii. CP DFA FCID ANNEX LAGOS – CP ABUBAKAR LAWAL, fdc.”
According to the statement, “The IGP has assured the nation that the posting and redeployment of Senior Police Officers, which is regular in order to align with the Force’s policy on strategic human capacity deployment, will further help in driving the IGP’s policing vision targeted at improving policing services across the country.”
Similarly, the Force wishes to urge members of the public to disregard false, unfounded, and misleading news being peddled that the former Commissioner of Police in charge of Kano State, CP Abubakar Lawal, fdc, was redeployed from Kano on allegations of corruption. This is to re-emphasize that postings in the Force is a normal routine geared towards strengthening human capacity and knowledge diffusion for the betterment of the Force.
The posting and the redeployment of the Senior Police Officers is with immediate effect.