- Police IG Adamu has approved the promotion and posting of two senior police officers after a vacuum was created
- DIG Lemu and AIG Baba have been redeployed to the department of operations and finance and administration respectively
- Both officers' redeployment is with immediate effect
The posting of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Sanusi Lemu and Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) Usman Alkali Baba to new departments has been approved by Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
Lemu is now the DIG in-charge of the department of operations while Baba is now the DIG in-charge of finance and administration.
Legit.ng gathered that this was announced in a statement signed on Tuesday, November 3, by the Force spokesperson, Frank Mba.
According to the statement, a vacuum had been created following the retirement of their bosses who completed their statutory years of service.
Lemu who hails from Niger state is a distinguished member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos. He has held several command positions.
Before his latest posting, the cop was the AIG in-charge of Zonal Headquarters (Zone-12), Bauchi.
Baba, on the other hand, was the Force Secretary before his recent posting.
The IGP also approved that AIG Mustapha Dandaura takes over from Baba as the Force secretary and member of the Nigeria Police Force management team.
AIG Mustapha Dandaura was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force on March 3, 1990.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu decorated 10 newly promoted senior police officers at the force headquarters, Abuja.
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.
In a related report, the Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday, July 3, announced that it approved the promotion of 6,618 senior police officers.
The spokesman, for the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, said the promotions were approved at the 8th plenary meeting of the commission which lasted for three weeks.
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