The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the posting of Commissioners of Police to take over the saddle of leadership in 13 state commands including the Federal Capital Territory.
This is to reposition the Force for greater efficiency, stabilise the internal security order, and scale up the fight against crimes and criminality in the country.
Below is the full list of the CPs and the state commands they have been posted to.
CP Monday Bala Kuryas – Niger State Command.
CP Emienbo Tuesday Assayamo – Kwara State Command.
CP Soyemi Musbau Adesina – Nasarawa State Command.
CP Abimbola Shokoya – Taraba State Command.
CP Akingbola Olatunji – Benue State Command.
CP Babaji Sunday – FCT Police Command
CP Arungwa Nwazue Udo – Kogi State Command
CP Abdullahi Mudashiru – Kaduna State Command.
CP Aliyu Sale Tafida – Jigawa State Command
CP Abubakar Lawal – Enugu State Command.
CP Alhassan Aminu – Cross River State Command.
CP Echeng Eworo Echeng – Bayelsa State Command.
CP Musa Baba – Kebbi State Command.
Other Senior officers deployed are CP Ndatsu Aliyu Mohammed, a former Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, who is now the CP Anti-Fraud Unit FCID, Abuja; CP Sikiru Akande, a former CP in Cross River State who is now redeployed to the Department of ICT as the CP ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Similarly, CP Bankole Lanre Sikiru is deployed as the CP INTERPOL, FCID Lagos; and CP Augustine Arop is now posted as the Deputy Commandant, Police Staff College Jos.
Niger Delta Herald reports that the last CP of Bayelsa state police command , Mike Okoli retired from active service after 35 years of service of the Nigerian Police Force.