The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, has directed the redeployment of seven (7) Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIGs) to various departments.
This was made known in a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.
DIG Bala Ciroma has been redeployed to head the Department of Finance and Administration, DIG Frank Emeka Mba to the Department of Training and Development, and DIG Habu A. Sani, to head the Force Intelligence Bureau.
The police said the development is following the promotion of deserving officers to the rank of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police by the Police Service Commission (PSC).
Others are DIG Usman D. Nagogo to the Department of Logistics and Supply, DIG Daniel Sokari-Pedro, to the Department of Information and Communication Technology, DIG Ibrahim Sani Ka’oje, to the Department of Research and Planning, and DIG Ede Ayuba Ekpeji to head the Department of Operations.
Egbetokun also approved the posting of the following Assistant Inspectors-General of Police to the following Commands and Formations as indicated against their names: “AIG Oladimeji Yomi Olanrewaju has been posted as the Force Secretary, AIG Yekini Adio Ayoku, mni to head the Police Mobile Force, AIG Idris Dabban Dauda, FDC, to Zone 16 Yenagoa, AIG Oyediran Adesoye Oyeyemi, fsi, to head the Police Cooperative, and AIG Benjamin Okolo Nebeolisa, fdc, to AIG Department of ICT.
“Furthermore, the IGP charges the newly posted and redeployed senior officers to entrench professionalism in their respective Departments, Commands, and Formations while prioritizing human security and people-centric policing services.”