Shakeup in police as IG deploys 14 AIGs, 26 CPs

The deployment of 40 senior police officers, including 14 Assistant Inspectors General of Police and 26 Commissioners of Police, to various commands and formations in the country has been ordered by the Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun. The Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that the postings and redeployments were aimed at having a professionally competent and people-friendly police force, in accordance with the new status of recently elevated senior officers.

The move followed the approval of the Police Service Commission. The AIGs posted and redeployed  are:

Zone 7 Abuja – AIG Ogundele Ayodeji

Zone 11 Osogbo – AIG Patrick Edung

Border Patrol FHQ – AIG Badru Lawal

Zone 8 Lokoja – AIG Bartholomew Onyeka

DOPS FHQ – AIG Suleiman Yusuf

FCID Annex Alagbon Lagos – AIG Idowu Owohunwa

Maritime Lagos – AIG Rhoda Olofu

Zone 13 Ukpo Dunukofia Awka – AIG Godwin Aghaulor

ONSA Abuja – AIG Effiom Ekot

CTU FHQ Abuja – AIG Anene Innocent

Zone 16 Yenagoa – AIG Odama Ojeka

Zone 4 Makurdi – AIG Ebong Eyibio,

Zone 17 Akure – AIG Adebowale Williams

Investment FHQ Abuja- AIG Sahabo Yahaya

The IG charged the newly posted/redeployed officers to align with the force’s policy and support the government’s agenda for economic recovery and growth, as well as the sociopolitical development of the country.

Egbetokun emphasized the importance of professionalism and diligent policing services and urged the officers to collaborate with relevant stakeholders to bring policing closer to the people.

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