By Sadiq Umar, Abuja.
Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, on Thursday redeployed 17 Senior officers of the Force to different parts of the country.
The redeployment affects 6 Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs), 5 Assistant Inspector Generals (AIGs) and 6 Commissioners of Police (CPs).
A statement by the Police Spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu, in Abuja said, the posting of the CPs is only for the period of election.
The statement further said that the DIGs are assigned to cover the zones as assigned.
Consequently, “Dan’Azumi Doma to coordinate South East Zone; DIG Mamman Tsafe, to coordinate South-South Zone; DIG Hashimu Argungu, to coordinate South West Zone; DIG Christopher Katso, Coordinator North West Zone and DIGs Hilary Opara and Adeola Adeniji are to coordinate North East Zone and North Central Zone respectively.
Also, the AIGs affected by the redeployment are: “Kalafite Adeyemi, – Asst Coordinator South West Zone; AIG Bala Magaji Nasarawa – Asst Coordinator North Central Zone; AIG Adisa Bolanta, Asst Coordinator North West Zone; AIG Usman Gwary, – AIG Federal Operations (FEDOPS) Abuja; and AIG Mark Idakwo, – AIG Zone 9 Umuahia”.
Also, the CPS and their new Commands are: “CP Hosea Karma – CP Rivers State Command; CP Adamu Mohammed – CP Anambra State Command; CP Dan Bature – CP Enugu State Command; CP Usman Abdullahi – CP Katsina State Command; CP Jimoh Ozi-Obeh – CP Benue State Command; and CP Hyacinth Dagala – CP Department of Operations (DOPs) FHQ Abuja”.
The IGP urged the officers to exhibit the highest level of personal and professional conduct in the discharge of their duties.