IGP Baba Appoints New Police Commissioners For 4 States

IGP Baba Appoints New Police Commissioners For 4 States

  • New police commissioners have been deployed to Edo, Adamawa, Kaduna and Imo states respectively
  • In a statement issued on Thursday, April 7, the police boss, Usman Alkali Baba ordered the posting of the new commissioners with immediate effect
  • Meanwhile, the newly posted officers were urged to hit the ground running in the areas of crime-fighting and public safety

On Thursday, April 7, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba, ordered the posting of CP Abutu Yaro, to the Edo state police command as the new commissioner of police in charge of the state.

In a statement signed by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the force's public relations officer, in Abuja, and seen by Legit.ng, their posting was with immediate effect.

The statement said the IGP also ordered the posting of CP Sikiru Akande Kayode, CP Yekini Adio Ayoku and CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde to head the Adamawa, Kaduna, and Imo state police commands respectively.

Nigeria Police Force, IGP, Edo, Adamawa, Kaduna, Imo state New Police Commissioners
The new commissioners of police were approved by the IGP Usman Baba. Photo credit: Nigeria Police Force
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IGP's words

Meanwhile, the IGP has charged the newly posted officers to hit the ground running in the areas of crime-fighting and public safety.

He also called for the total support and cooperation from members of the public to the new police helmsmen to enable them to perform optimally on their mandate.

Nigerians react

Nigerians took to the Facebook page of the Force and congratulated the new commissioners.

Prince Ilegbusi Omolade Taiwo said

"God bless Nigeria police force , I really have Passion to join the Nigeria police force as a detective . My mum is a serving inspector and she is a great motivation to me."

Adesunloye Samson wrote

"Congratulations to the affected compols, may God give them wisdom."

Saifullah Aliyu

"God bless Nigeria police congratulations."

Chiedozie Emeka pleads

"IGP should pls change Anambra State Police command please sir we're no more save thanks."

Ahmed Bolakale said

"Çongratulations to you sir CP Yekini Adio Ayoku Baraka llahu fihi Sir çongratulations to ilorites."

Olaniyi Faleye stated

"But why's that some officials will be in one division for almost 5 to 6 years without transfer to other station, for example officials posted to Apapa port Airport command, why, are they under permanent posting."

Keyphas Henrey said

"More grace to break limits and barriers especially to my boss cp Akande. Congratulations sir."

Police arrests criminal element causing havoc in northern communities

Legit.ng reported that the police had apprehended several suspected criminal elements causing havoc across northern Nigeria communities.

The suspects were fully paraded in front of journalists on Tuesday, November 30 during a press briefing by the police.

Arms, ammunition, cars and other exhibits were also paraded during the briefing conducted by CP Frank Mba.

Hisbah: Kano moral Police arrests "pharmacist" for taking lady who came to buy drug to his home

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that a man identified as Yahaya Zakari has been arrested by the Kano state moral police known as Hisbah over the allegation that he took a young woman to his house.

Zakari who is a pharmacist was said to have taken the lady to his house located at Sabuwar Gandu in Kano metropolis.

According to a statement issued by the board in Kano on Friday, July 30, the man was arrested following calls from residents of the area.

Source: Legit.ng

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