- Mr Edward Egbuka has been appointed as the commissioner of police for the Kogi state police command
- The appointment was made effective following the directive by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba
- The police boss through the Force spokesperson Frank Mba made this disclosure on Thursday, December 30, in a statement
A new appointment has been made in Kogi state by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba.
Channels TV reports that the IGP has ordered the immediate posting of Mr Edward Egbuka to Kogi state command as the new commissioner of police (CP) in charge of the state.
Frank Mba, the police public relations officer, who made this known through a statement on Thursday, December 30, said the posting was with immediate effect.
He explained that Egbuka’s posting followed the redeployment of CP Idrisu Dauda to the Force Headquarters for other national engagements.
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The IGP, on his part, assured the people of Kogi of the commitment of the police leadership to containing prevailing and emerging crime trends in the state as he urged the new police commissioner to bring his vast experience to bear.
Kogi governor assures Nigerians he will run for presidency in 2023
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Governor Bello had earlier declared that he may run for president on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress in 2023.
In making moves to achieve this aim, Bello recently assured various stakeholders in Kebbi and Sokoto state that he will not disappoint them.
The governor also revealed that there are some elements in the country who are bent on bringing down the Buhari-Osinbajo led administration.
Brace up for a challenging year, IGP tells police officers
In other news, a call has gone out to police officers in the country to brace up for a challenging time ahead in the coming year.
Punch reports that the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alikali Baba, on Monday, urged strategic police managers in the Nigerian Police Force to brace up for the internal security challenges that the year 2022 will present.
Legit.ng gathered that IGP said that 2022 would likely be a challenging year as it is the year that precedes the 2023 general elections, saying that the force would experience threats from different political areas.