IGP appoints new police commissioners for Bauchi, Gombe, Kano and other commands – The Sun Nigeria
By Molly Kilete, Abuja
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has approved the appointment of new Commissioners of Police for Bauchi, Gombe and Kano States.
The IGP also approved the appointment of five other individuals to head the various units of the Force Headquarters and Lagos State.
Under the new arrangement, Etim Equa, is now the new Police Commissioner of Gombe State Command, Mamman Dauda, Kano State and Aminu Alhassan, Bauchi State.
The Force’s Public Relations Officer, Olumiyiwa Adejobi, who made it known, said the redeployment is in line with the Force’s manpower development policy.
Adejobi, listed other newly appointed commissioners to include CP CPTU STAFF COLLEGE JOS – CP BABATUNDE BABAITA ISHOLA
CP X-SQUAD FCID ANNEX LAGOS – CP MAMMAN UMAR SANDA, CP FCID ANNEX GOMBE – CP JOHN AYUBA BABANGIDA, CP SAFER HIGHWAY FHQ ABUJA – CP AKINWALE ADENIRAN, and CP DFA FCID ANNEX LAGOS – CP ABUBAKAR LAWAL.
He said the assignment and redeployment of officers has an immediate effect. Adejobi in a press release, reads; “In accordance with the Force Manpower Development Policy, Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, NEAPS, fdc, CFR, has ordered the posting and the redeployment of eight (8) Police Commissioners (PCs) to State Commands and formations across the country for operational and administrative efficiency Newly assigned/redeployed senior officers are listed below;
I. CP GOMBE COMMAND – CP ETIM OQUA EFFIOM
ii. CP KANO COMMAND – CP MAMMAN DAUDA
iii. COMMAND CP BAUCHI – CP AMINU ALHASSAN
iv. CP CPTU STAFF COLLEGE JOS – CP BABATUNDE BABAITA ISHOLA
v. CP X-SQUAD FCID ANNEX LAGOS – CP MAMMAN UMAR SANDA, fdc
vi. CP FCID ANNEX GOMBE – CP JOHN AYUBA BABANGIDA
vii. CP SAFER HIGHWAY FHQ ABUJA – CP AKINWALE ADENIRAN
viii. CP DFA FCID ANNEX LAGOS – CP ABUBAKAR LAWAL, fdc
The IGP assured the nation that the posting and redeployment of senior police officers, which are regular to align with the Force’s policy on strategic deployment of human capabilities, will further contribute to the conduct of the IGP’s policing vision to improve policing across the country. .
Likewise, the Force wishes to urge members of the public to disregard the false, unfounded and misleading news being peddled that the former Police Commissioner in charge of Kano State, CP Abubakar Lawal, fdc, has been redeployed of Kano on allegations of corruption. This is to re-emphasize that postings in the Gendarmerie are a normal routine focused on building human capacity and disseminating knowledge for the betterment of the Gendarmerie.
The assignment and redeployment of Senior Police Officers takes effect immediately.