- The police said the development is following the promotion of deserving officers to the rank of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police by the Police Service Commission (PSC)
- The IGP mandates newly appointed and redeployed senior officers to uphold professionalism in their respective departments, commands, and formations, while prioritizing human security and people-centric policing services
IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, the interim Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has ordered the transfer of seven Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIGs) to other departments.
The Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said this in a statement.
To lead the Department of Finance and Administration, DIG Frank Emeka Mba, DIG Habu A. Sani, and the Force Intelligence Bureau, respectively, DIG Bala Ciroma, DIG Frank Emeka Mba, and DIG Habu A. Sani have all been redeployed.
The police stated that the development came about as a result of the Police Service Commission (PSC) elevating worthy individuals to the level of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police.
Others are DIG Usman D. Nagogo to Department of Logistics and Supply, DIG Daniel Sokari-Pedro, to Department of Information and Communication Technology, DIG Ibrahim Sani Ka’oje, to Department of Research and Planning, and DIG Ede Ayuba Ekpeji to head the Department of Operations.
Egbetokun also approved the posting of the following Assistant Inspectors-General of Police to the following Commands and Formations as indicated against their names: “AIG Oladimeji Yomi Olanrewaju has been posted as the Force Secretary, AIG Yekini Adio Ayoku, mni to head the Police Mobile Force, AIG Idris Dabban Dauda, fdc, to Zone 16 Yenagoa, AIG Oyediran Adesoye Oyeyemi, fsi, to head the Police Cooperative, and AIG Benjamin Okolo Nebeolisa, fdc, to AIG Department of ICT.
“Furthermore, the IGP charges the newly posted and redeployed senior officers to entrench professionalism in their respective Departments, Commands, and Formations while prioritizing human security and people-centric policing services