The management of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC has approved the redeployment of 44 senior officers, including the former Corps Legal Adviser, Chidi Nwachukwu, now Deputy Corps Marshal in charge of Training, Standards and Certification.
A statement by theCorps Public Education OfficerJonas Agwu,details of the recent redeployment indicate that a Deputy Corps Marshal, 10 Assistant Corps Marshals, 22 Corps Commanders, 7 Deputy Corps Commanders, 4 Assistant Corps Commanders and a Chief Route Commander were affected in the exercise.
Corps Public Education Officer, Corps Commander Jonas Agwu said “this appointment which is coming on the heels of this week’s decoration of recently promoted senior officers of the Corps with their new ranks, also witnessed the movement of Assistant Corps Marshal Yakubu Attah to Jos as Zonal Commanding Officer”.
Details of the postings indicate that former Zonal Commanding Officer RS 5 Benin, Assistant Corps Marshal Wole Olaniran, takes over from Chidi Nwachukwu as Corps Legal Adviser, while former Lagos State Sector Commander, Nseobong Charles Akpabio, now an Assistant Corps Marshal, assumes duties as the new Zonal Commanding Officer, RS5, Benin, comprising Edo, Delta and Anambra States.
Also, former Zonal Commanding Officer in Bauchi, Assistant Corps Marshal Comfort Uwadoka has been moved to Port Harcourt as the new Zonal Commanding Officer while Assistant Corps Marshal Ahmad Hassan, formerly Zonal Commanding Officer in Bauchi, proceeds to the National Defence College.
Equally, the former Sector Commander in Rivers State, Assistant Corps Marshal Kayode Olagunju, is now in the Policy Research and Statistics Department, while the former Head of Project Implementation Office at the FRSC National headquarters, Corps Commander Chidi Nkwonta assumes duties as Sector Commander of Lagos State.
Assistant Corps Marshal John Akolo heads the Corps Procurement Office while Assistant Corps Marshal Victor Nwokolo, is in charge of the Special Marshals and Partnership Department at Abuja.
Now,former Corps Medical Rescue Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Ringim Abdullahi has been posted to Bauchi as Zonal Commanding Officer while former Edo State Sector Commander, Corps Commander Kenneth Nwaegbe, has moved to the national headquarters Abuja, as Head of Project Implementation Office.
Meanwhile ,former Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Jos, Assistant Corps Marshal Bulus Darwang has been moved to Yola in the same capacity as Zonal Commanding Officer while former Head of Policy Section at the Abuja national Headquarters, Corps Commander Sunday Oghenekaro, has moved to Rivers State as Sector Commander. Agwu added that these appointments take immediate effect.