Major Shake-up Hit Police Force As Enugu, FCT, Eleven Others Get New CPs

….  as IGP charges new CPs to up-scale fight against crime  

By Chris Udochukwu

Abuja – There was a major Shake-up within the Police Force on as the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Babaannounced immediate posting of Commissioners of Police to take over the saddle of leadership in thirteen (13) State Commands including the Federal Capital Territory.

The announcement was contained in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja , C. P Frank Mba made available to Precise Post.

According to the statement, the posting of the Senior Officers is part of efforts at repositioning the Force for greater efficiency, stabilizing the internal security order and scaling up the fight against crimes and criminality in the country. 

The affected State Commands and Commissioner of Police posted are: Niger State Command, CP Monday Bala Kuryas; Kwara State Command, CP Emienbo Tuesday Assayamo; Nasarawa State Command, CP Soyemi Musbau Adesina; State Command, CP Abimbola Shokoya; Benue State Command, CP Akingbola Olatunji; Police Command, CP Babaji Sunday; Kogi State Command, CP Arungwa Nwazue Udo; Kaduna State Command, CP Abdullahi Mudashiru; Jigawa State Command, CP Aliyu Sale Tafida; Enugu State Command, CP Abubakar Lawal; Cross River State Command, CP Alhassan Aminu; Command, CP Echeng Eworo Echeng and Kebbi State Command, CP Musa Baba.

Other Senior officers deployed are CP Ndatsu Aliyu Mohammed, a former Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, who is now the CP Anti-Fraud Unit FCID, Abuja; CP Sikiru Akande, a former CP in Cross River State who is now redeployed to the Department of ICT as the CP ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja. Similarly, CP Bankole Lanre Sikiru is deployed as the CP INTERPOL, FCID Lagos; and CP Augustine Arop is now posted as the Deputy Commandant, Police Staff College Jos.

The IGP, while charging the officers to justify the confidence reposed in them, has assured citizens of sustained efforts by the Force in stabilizing security in the country.

He therefore enjoined citizens in the affected States to cooperate with their new Commissioners of Police for efficient service delivery.    

According to the statement, the posting and the redeployment of the Senior Police Officers is with immediate effect.

Precise Post recalls that this is coming barely one week after CP was indicted by U.S court investigation Hishpuppy over money laundering and internet related fraud.

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