IGP Deploys Newly Promoted DIGs, AIGs, Tasks Them On Professionalism, People-centric Policing


Following the promotion of deserving officers to the rank of Deputy Inspectors-General of Police by the Police Service Commission, the Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun has ordered the posting and redeployment of seven (7) DIGs to various departments.

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.

Others are DIG Usman D. Nagogo to Department of Logistics and Supply, DIG Daniel Sokari-Pedro to Department of Information and Communication Technology, DIG Ibrahim Sani Ka’oje, to Department of Research and Planning, and DIG Ede Ayuba Ekpeji to head the Department of Operations.

Similarly, the IGP has 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 to head the Police Mobile Force, AIG Idris Dabban Dauda to Zone 16 Yenagoa, AIG Oyediran Adesoye Oyeyemi to head the Police Cooperative, and AIG Benjamin Okolo Nebeolisa to Department of ICT.

A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Assistant Commissioner of Police Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Tuesday in Abuja quoted the IGP as charging 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.

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