Inspector-general of police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba has deployed senior officers to the South-East part of Nigeria in a bid to curb the rising insecurity in the region.
The development was announced in a statement made available on Friday by the Force’s spokesman, Frank Mba.
The IGP unveiled CP Christopher A. Owolabi as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of Anambra State Police Command.
“CP Chris Owolabi takes over from CP Monday Bala Kuryas, fsi who has been redeployed to the Anti-Fraud Section of the Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos,” the statement noted.
The IGP also ordered the posting of other strategic and tactical commanders within the zones. A total of two (2) Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs), fourteen (14) Assistant Commissioners of Police and other mid-level officers were affected.
He further charged the CP to rejig the security apparatus of the State, harness the full potential of the command (its workforce, assets and stakeholders) in advancing the collective safety of all citizens.
The IGP equally enjoined the people of South-East and South-South zones to cooperate with the Police and other security agencies to enable them succeed in the responsibilities of safeguarding them and the commonwealth of the nation.