Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior Police officers.
According to a statement signed by Force spokesperson, Frank Mba, on Friday, the move followed the recent presidential approval for the re-organisation of the Nigeria Police Force which included the creation of an additional Department – the Directorate of Intelligence, expansion of the Police zonal structure from 12 to 17 and the creation of two (2) additional FCID annexes.
He disclosed that the IGP has ordered the posting and redeployment of AIG Adeleye Olusola Oyebade, mni and AIG Ibrahim A. Lamorde, mni to the Department of Research and Planning and Directorate of Intelligence, FHQ, Abuja respectively.
“Prior to this posting, AIG Adeleye Olusola Oyebade, mni was a Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos while AIG Lamorde, a former Chairman of the EFCC was the AIG in-charge of Force Intelligence,” the statement said.
The IGP has equally ordered the positing of the following Senior Police Officers to the five (5) new Police Zonal Commands as follows:
i. AIG Zone 13 Ukpo-Dunukofia (Awka) – AIG Dan-Mallam Mohammed, fdc
ii. AIG Zone 14 Katsina – AIG Rabiu Yusuf
iii. AIG Zone 15 Maiduguri – AIG Lawal Ado
iv. AIG Zone 16 Yenagoa – AIG Austine I. Agbonlahor, fdc
v. AIG Zone 17 Akure – AIG David Oyebanji Folawiyo, mni
“In the same vein, CP Asuquo A.A Amba, former Commissioner of Police, Ekiti Command takes charge as AIG of the new FCID Annex Gombe; CP Olafimihan A. Adeoye, former CP Federal-SARS takes charge as the AIG FCID Annex Enugu while CP Uche J. Anozie, fsi, former CP Cross River takes charge as AIG FCID Annex Lagos,” Mba added.
Meanwhile, the IGP charged the affected senior officers to “bring their wealth of experience to bear in their new places of assignment.”
“They are to ensure that policing is brought closer to the people and work with relevant stakeholders to tackle crime and improve on policing services across the country,” he said.
According to the Police spokesperson, the postings and redeployments are with immediate effect.