IG deploys promoted DIGs, Mba, Ciroma, 17 AIGs to departments, formations


The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has approved the redeployment of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, to head the Department of Logistics and Supply.

The police boss also approved the posting of the recently-promoted DIG Bala Ciroma, and DIG Frank Mba, to head the Department of Training and Development, and the Department of Research and Planning respectively.

This comes less than 24 hours after Ciroma and Mba’s promotion from Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to DIG by the Police Service Commission).

A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi said, “Similarly, the IGP approved the posting/redeployment of seventeen (17) Assistant Inspectors-General of Police to various commands and formations.

They include AIG Zone 10 Sokoto, AIG Abubakar Lawal, AIG Zone 15 Maiduguri, AIG Abdul Umar, AIG Zone 7 Abuja, AIG Williams Adebowale, AIG Armament FHQ Abuja, AIG Shettima Zanna, AIG Zone 17 Akure, AIG Ebong Eyibio Ebong, AIG Maritime Lagos, AIG Adepoju Ayinde Ilori and AIG FCID Annex Kaduna, AIG Okon Okon Effiong.

Others are AIG Zone 9 Umuahia, AIG Echeng Eworo Echeng, Commandant Staff College Jos, AIG Susan Ukpanukiema Horsefall, AIG DFA FHQ Abuja, AIG Bankole Lanre Sikiru, AIG Zone 11 Osogbo, AIG Oladimeji Yomi Olanrewaju, AIG FEDOPS FHQ Abuja, AIG Odama Paul Ojeka.

Also redeployed are AIG Forensic, AIG Shehu Gwarzo, AIG R&P, FHQ Abuja, AIG Yekini Adio Ayoku, AIG FCID Alagbon Lagos, AIG Yahaya S. Abubakar, AIG Zone 1 Kano, AIG Umar M. Sanda, AIG CTU FHQ Abuja, AIG Ede Ayuba

“The Inspector-General of Police has, therefore, charged the Senior Police Officers to continue to entrench professionalism and respect for rights of citizens in their new places of assignment.

“He equally tasked them to pursue the task of ensuring public safety and security in their AORs with renewed vigour.

“The posting is with immediate effect.”


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