The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has ordered the posting and redeployment of seven (7) Deputy Inspectors-General (DIGs) to various departments.
This was disclosed in a statement on Tuesday by the Police Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in Abuja.
TheFact Daily notes that the deployment comes on the heels of the recent approval for promotion by the Police Service Commission (PSC), of officers to the rank of DIG and AIG.
Consequently, DIG Bala Ciroma has been redeployed to head the Department of Finance and Administration, while DIG Frank Emeka Mba has been redeployed to the Department of Training and Development.
Others are Habu A. Sani, who has been redeployed to head the Force Intelligence Bureau; DIG Usman D. Nagogo, to the Department of Logistics and Supply; DIG Daniel Sokari-Pedro, to the 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.
Similarly, the IGP has approved the posting of the following Assistant Inspectors-General of Police to the following Commands and Formations: AIG Oladimeji Yomi Olanrewaju has been posted as the Force Secretary; AIG Yekini Adio Ayoku now heads the Police Mobile Force; AIG Idris Dabban Dauda, to Zone 16 Yenagoa; AIG Oyediran Adesoye Oyeyemi, to head the Police Cooperative, and AIG Benjamin Okolo Nebeolisa, to AIG Department of ICT.
The IGP charged 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.