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CP Idowu Owohunwa Takes Over Lagos Command As IGP Orders Posting Of DIGs, AIGs, CPs To Various Departments, Commands, Formations

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has ordered the posting/redeployment of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs), Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs) to Departments, Commands, and Formations in line with his manpower development policy of placing round pegs in round holes.

According to a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, DIG Danmallam Mohammed, fdc, has been redeployed to the Department of Finance and Administration while the following Assistant Inspectors-General of Police have been posted to take up the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Inspectors-General of Police in charge of the following Departments of the Force as indicated against their names; to DIG Department of Training and Development – AIG Hafiz M. 

Inuwa, mni; to DIG Department of Research and Planning – AIG Aji A. Janga, mni; to DIG Department of Operations – AIG Adeleke A. Bode, mni. AIG Habu Sani Ahmadu has been posted as Force Secretary while AIG Shuaya’u Lafia Abdulyari assumes office as the AIG in charge of the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Similarly, the following Senior Police Officers have been posted to also take up the duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Inspectors-General of Police in charge of Zonal Police Commands as indicated against their names – 

i. AIG Police Mobile Force  –  CP Matthew Akinyosola, mni

ii. AIG Zone 6 Calabar  – CP Jonathan Towuru, mni

iii. AIG Zone 2 Lagos – CP Sylvester A. Alabi, fdc

iv. AIG Zone 11 Osogbo – CP Akande Sikiru Kayode

v. AIG Zone 17 Akure – CP Abimbola Adebola Shokoya 

In line with the IGP’s mandate and strategies to strengthen the operational structures of state commands, the Police Boss has equally ordered the provisional posting of the following Commissioners of Police to Commands indicated below pending the approval of the Police Service Commission;

i. CP Adamawa State – CP Adebola A. Hamzat, fdc

ii. CP Ogun State – CP Emeka Frank Mba, mni

iii. CP Taraba State – CP Suleiman A. Yusuf, mni

iv. CP Lagos State – CP Idowu Owohunwa

v. CP Ebonyi State – CP Faleye E.S. Olaleye

The IGP has therefore charged the newly posted officers to hit the ground running to ensure the mission, vision, and policy statements of his administration are effectively complied with in the areas of crime-fighting, public cooperation, and safety. He also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to enable the newly posted senior officers to perform optimally on their mandate.

The posting is with immediate effect.

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