The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun has ordered the deployment of thirty-five (35) Commissioners of Police (CPs) to various state commands and formations across the country.
This was contained in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Tuesday in Abuja.
According to Adejobi, the deployment of the CPs, which follows the approval of the acting Police Chief’s recommendation by the Police Service Commission (PSC), is in line with the commitment of the police leadership to ensuring effective policing, security, and the maintenance of law and order in Nigeria.
Amongst the newly posted Commissioners of Police are: CP Adelesi E. Oluwarotimi, posted to Kwara State Command; CP Adebola Ayinde Hamzat, posted to Oyo State Command; CP Augustina N. Ogbodo, posted to Ebonyi State Command; CP Samuel Titus Musa, to Kebbi State Command; CP Aderemi Olufemi Adeoye to Anambra State Command; CP Auwal Musa to Bauchi State Command; and CP Alamatu Abiodun Mustapha to Ogun State Command.
Others include CP Margaret Ochalla, who is deployed to Police Special Fraud Unit Annex Lagos; CP Banji Ogunrinde, deployed to head the Explosive Ordnance Unit; CP Rhoda A. Olofu, to Ports Authority Police Western, Lagos; CP Kareem Musa to Interpol Annex Lagos; CP Audu Dabigi to Border Patrol Force; CP Abibo D. Reuben, fsi, to Police Mobile Force; CP Adekunle Ismaila Olusokan to Welfare FHQ Abuja; CP Omolara Ibidun Oloruntola to Special Fraud Unit FCID Abuja; and CP Abaniwonda S. Olufemi to Deputy Force Secretary amongst others.
The IGP charges the appointed Commissioners of Police to key into his policies, vision, and mission for the Nigerian Police Force and further mandated them to prioritize the safety and well-being of the citizens they serve, ensuring adherence to the principles of fairness, professionalism, and respect for human rights.
He also urged them to serve as exemplary leaders, fostering harmonious relationships with other security agencies, community leaders, and relevant stakeholders, and tasked them to promote intelligence-led policing, proactive crime prevention strategies, and community engagement initiatives that will enhance public trust and confidence in the Nigerian Police Force.