By Dipo Awojobi – Former Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mbu, who is now the Commandant, Police Staff College, Jos, Plateau State, has been retired by the police authorities.
Mr. Mbu, who had a tough time with Rotimi Amaechi, who was then the governor of Rivers State, was retired from the Force alongside 20 other AIGs.
A statement issued on Friday by spokesman of the Police Service Commission, PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed that the retirement of the affected officers has been approved.
The 21 AIGs were senior to the new acting Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, before his appointment.
Ani disclosed in the statement that the affected AIGs are Bala A Hassan, Yahaya Garba Ardo, Irmiya F Yarima, Danladi Y Mshebwala and Tambari Y. Mohammed.
They also include: Bala Magaji Nasarawa, Musa Abdulsalam, Adisa Bolanta, Mohammed J Gana, Umaru Abubakar Manko, Lawal Tanko, Olufemi A. Adenike and Johnson A Ogunsakin.
Others are: Adenrele T. Shinaba, James O. Caulcrick, Olufefemi David Ogumbayode, Edgar T Nanakumo, Kalafite H. Adeyemi, Patrick D Dokumor, Mbu Joseph Mbu and Sabo Ibrahim Ringim.
Ani said Chairman of the Commission, Mike Okiro, congratulated the affected officers for their meritorious service to the nation and wished them well in their new endeavours.