- IGP Mohammed Adamu has ordered the posting of new CPs to four states
- This was disclosed in a statement by the Force public relations officer, DCP Frank Mba
- Mba said CP Mobayo Babatunde was redeployed to Ekiti state while CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun was redeployed to Ogun state
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Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has ordered the posting of new commissioners of police to Ekiti, Ogun, Cross River and Bayelsa states.
Vanguard reports that a statement issued on the night of Tuesday, July 21, by the Force public relations officer, DCP Frank Mba, indicated that CP Mobayo Babatunde has been deployed to Ekiti state while CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun was deployed to Ogun state.
Legit.ng gathered that CP Abdulkadir Jimoh was deployed to Cross River state while CP Okoli C. Michael was deployed to Bayelsa state.
The statement further disclosed that the postings were with immediate effect.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that 10 newly promoted senior police officers at the force headquarters, Abuja, were decorated by IGP Adamu for being diligent in their duty.
It was reported that the IGP consequently urged them to deploy their intellect and demonstrate sound professional judgement in all their decisions at all times.
Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, also attended the ceremony.
He congratulated the newly promoted officers and charged them to see the promotion as a call for improved services to the nation. He said the federal government is committed to the ongoing reforms of the Nigeria Police Force by the IGP.
In another report, the Police Service Commission (PSC) dismissed 10 police officers and reduced the rank of eight others over various cases of misconduct in the line of duty.
This was contained in a statement in Abuja on Monday, July 6, by the commission’s head, press and public relations, Ikechukwu Ani.
He explained that the commission took the decision at its eighth plenary meeting which spanned three weeks. He added that the commission also approved the punishment of severe reprimand for 16 officers.
Ani explained further that the commission also looked into 83 disciplinary cases which included 18 appeals and petitions.
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