Ugo Nosiri, Owerri
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has ordered the posting and redeployment of 40 Senior Police Officers to various Commands and Formations in the country with immediate effect.
The redeployed officers comprises 14 Assistant Inspectors General of Police and 26 Commissioners of Police.
Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa, Adejobi in a statement said the deployment was part of the mandate to have a professionally competent, service-driven, rule of law-compliant, and people-friendly Police Force, and to reflect the new status of senior officers who were just recently elevated to their next ranks.
Amongst the redeployed officers is CP Danjuma Aboki, posted to the Police Command in Imo State, barely two days to the off cycle governorship election in the state.
The Inspector General of Police in the statement, charged the newly posted/redeployed officers to work in tandem with the Force policy and support the agenda of government for economic recovery and growth as well as socio-political development of the country.
He also stressed the importance of entrenching professionalism and diligent policing services to all officers and men under their command, while calling on them to partner with all relevant stakeholders to bring policing closer to the people.