By John Tega
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate deployment of two Assistant Inspectors General of Police as well as four Commissioners of Police to states.
Niger Delta Today reports that Mr. Adeyinka Adeleke, who is the Commissioner of Police in Delta State has been replaced with CP Hafiz Muhammed Inuwa.
A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, on Tuesday said the deployment is in line with the IGP’s astute determination and drive to reposition the Force for optimal service delivery.
It reads: “In line with his astute determination and drive to reposition the Force for optimal service delivery, the Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered the immediate deployment of AIG Sanusi Nma Lemu, mni to Zone 12, Bauchi (covering Bauchi, Borno and Yobe States) and AIG Gwandu H. Abubakar, mni to Zone 3, Yola (covering Adamawa, Gombe and Taraba States).”
“The Commissioners of Police deployed to States are as follows: CP Hafiz Muhammed Inuwa (Delta State); CP Muri Umar Musa (Kaduna State); CP Mobolaji Olaniyi Fafowora (Imo State); CP Agunbiade O. Lasore, psc(+) (Kebbi State); CP Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, mni(Osun State); CP Ahmed Mohammed Azare (Taraba State); and CP Ede Ayuba Ekpeji (Kogi State).
“Meanwhile, the IGP has called on the affected officers to improve on the successes recorded by their predecessors and to work with relevant stakeholders in adopting intelligence-led and community-driven crime prevention strategies in their new assignments.
“He also enjoins the public to render support and cooperation to the incoming Police helmsmen to enable them effectively deliver on their core mandate,” the statement read.