Police Orders Investigation Into Dimgba Igwe Death, Deploys 21 Commissioners Of Police

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The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, has ordered the immediate investigation into the death of the Vice Chairman of the SUN newspapers Mr. Dimgba Igwe, assuring that the Police will leave no stone unturned in their investigation towards unraveling the circumstances surrounding the late Dimgba’s death.

Abba, who condoled with the immediate family of the deceased journalist, the Sun Newspapers and the entire nation over the death last Saturday in Lagos, described late Igwe as “irrepressible, versatile and courageous journalist of note.

Mr. Dimgba Igwe died on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) allegedly, following injuries suffered from a hit and run vehicle at Okota, Lagos State.

In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, said “the IGP expressed deep regrets over the death of the Journalist, who until his death was the Vice Chairman of the Sun Newspapers.

“He noted that Dimgba’s death is regrettably coming at a time when his highly cerebral ideas and ingenuity are very much needed in the Country.

“Meanwhile, the IGP has ordered the immediate and thorough investigation into the death of the late journalist, assuring that the Police will leave no stone un-turned in their investigation towards unraveling the circumstances surrounding the late Dimgba’s death.

Meanwhile, the acting IGP has announced the deployment of 21 new state Commissioners to take charge of the state commands.

The announcement followed the recommendation and approval by the Police Service Commission.

A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, said the deployment is in line with the determination and drive of the IGP to reposition the Nigeria Police Force for improved service delivery.

The CPs and their commands are as follows:

S/N RANK NAME POSTION
1 CP. USMAN YAKUBU TO CP NASARAWA STATE
2 CP. ISAAC GABRIEL ACHONG TO CP AKWA-IBOM STATE
3 CP. PAUL E. OKAFOR TO CP KOGI STATE
4 CP. HYACINTH M. DAGALA TO CP BENUE STATE
5 CP. IDRIS FARUK UMAR TO  CP JIGAWA STATE
6 CP. SALIHU GARBA TO CP KWARA STATE
7 CP. A. K SHODIPO TO CP OYO STATE
8 CP. ABUBAKAR MARAFA TO CP OSUN STATE
9 CP. CLEMENT O. ADODA TO CP BORNO STATE
10 CP. KAYODE C. ADERANTI TO CP LAGOS STATE
11 CP. USMAN A. BABA, fdc TO CP DELTA STATE
12 CP. DAN BATURE , fdc TO CP RIVERS STATE
13 CP. KARMA HOSEA HASSAN TO CP ANAMBRA STATE
14 CP. TITILAYO M. BUSARI TO CP CROSS-RIVER STATE
15 CP. VALESTINE U. NTOMCHUKWU TO CP BAYELSA STATE
16 CP. FREDERICK T. LAKANU, fdc TO CP EKITI STATE
17 CP. ADEMOLA OMOLE TO CP TARABA STATE
18 CP. OLUSOLA EMMANUEL AMORE TO CP NIGER STATE
19 CP. ADEJOH GABRIEL ADAJI TO CP ADAMAWA STATE
20 CP. ISHAKU BARAU TO CP KEBBI STATE
21 Ag.CP. WILSON A. INALEGWU TO CP FCT

Ag. CP EMMANUEL OJUKWU, psc
FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FORCE HEADQUARTERS,
ABUJA.