Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar on Thursday ordered the redeployment of twenty-three Commissioners of Police as well as thirteen Deputy Commissioners of Police to various Commands and Formations across the country.This statement came a few hours after the Police Service Commission issued a release redeploying 13 CPs including the controversial Rivers CP Joseph Mbu.
One curious observer asked why did the IGP and the Police Service Commission,PSC not act in harmony?
However,Force Spokesman,CSP Frank Mba who released the IGP’s list said in the statement “The posting is part of strategic efforts to reposition the Force for improved efficiency and better service delivery. The IGP enjoins the affected Police Chiefs to step up the fight against all forms of criminality in the country and equally ensure sustained improvement of public safety in all facets of our national life. He appeals to Nigerians from all walks of life to support the new Police Commissioners and their lieutenants to enable them succeed in the discharge of their constitutional and statutory mandate. The affected Officers are as shown in the table hereunder:
The IG’s list of redeployed officers including their old and new posts include CP Ambrose Aisabo from Port Authority Police Lagos to Kwara, CP Felix O. Uyanna from Commandant Police College Oji-River To Ekiti; CP Johnson Ogunsakin from CP SFU Lagos to Rivers ;CP Benjamin U. Onwuka from Deputy Commandant Psc Jos To Kebbi;CP Ibrahim Maishanu From Force Headquarters Abuja to Osun;CP Adamu Ibrahim ,Deputy Force Secretary to Abia;CP Aderenrele Shinaba Force Headquarters Abuja Kano;CP Mbu Joseph Mbu Rivers now in FCT;CP Umaru U. Shehu Nasarawa Kaduna;CP;A.J Abakasanga, mni CP Info-Tech to Adamawa;CP Kalafite H. Adeyemi
Force Headquarters Abuja to Taraba;CP Ibrahim Idris Force Headquarters Abuja Nasarawa;CP Abdulmajid Ali,EOD to Imo;CP Sotonye H. Wankama Ekiti to Counter Terrorism Unit;CP KAYODE C. Aderanti Director Peace Keeping PAP Western Port Lagos CP Sylverster Umeh, Kebbi ,Commandant PCO ;CP Danladi Mshelbwala,Force Headquarters Abuja,EOD (Bomb Disposal Squad);CP Godfrey Okeke ,Adamawa now Deputy Commandant PSC Jos ;CP Mohammed K. Mohammed 2IC Jigawa, DFS Deputy Force Secretary;CP AGBOOLA OSHODI-Glover ,Kwara Into-Tech;CP Chintua Amajor-Onu Force Headquarters Abuja,Homicide FHQ;CP Salisu Fage Abdullahi ‘X’squad ,FIB and DCP,Esosa A.M.Amadasun ,DC Admin Zone 6 Headquarters to Calabar ‘X’ Squad(HDP).