The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate deployment of Commissioners of Police, CPs, to various commands across the country.
According the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who made this known in a statement today, the deployment of the new CPs comes on the heels of the recommendation of the Police Chief, approved by the Police Service Commission (PSC).
The new CPs and their States of deployment are: Mohammed Usaini Gumel for Kano State Command; Haruna Gabriel Garba, FCT Command Abuja; Tajudeen A. Abass for Delta State Command; Oladimeji Yomi Olarewaju, Ogun State Command; Taiwo Jesubiyi, Ondo State Command; Julius A. Okoro for Benue State Command; Romokere Ibiani for Bayelsa State Command and Mohammed Bunu forYobe State Command.
In the same vein, Garba Musa Yusuf heads the Kaduna State Command; while Garba Ahmed is CP, Zamfara State Command. Hayatu Kaigama Ali is deployed to Sokoto State Command, and Aliyu Musa heads Katsina State Command.
WhiIe tasking the Senior Police Officers to proceed immediately to their respective duty posts and take charge of the affairs of their offices, and execute the policing agenda of the Force leadership, the IGP also charged them to entrench professionalism and respect for fundamental rights in all officers and men under their supervision leveraging on the recent training for Strategic Police Managers held at the Nigeria Institute of Police Studies (NIPS), Jabi, Abuja.
He equally urged them to adequately engrain community-oriented policing in their various jurisdictions to achieve modern, technology-based, and people-oriented policing services on all fronts.