IGP Orders Posting, Redeployment of Senior Officers

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Babain has ordered the posting of CP Okon Okon Effiong to head the Department of Finance and Administration ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Similarly, the IGP also moved CP Zachariah A. Fera to the Force Criminal Investigation, FCID Annex Enugu; CP Nwonyi Polycarp Emeka to Rivers State Command, and CP Gyogon Augustine Grimah to Cross River State Command.

A statement by Police Spokesman, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Thursday stated that the directive was in line with the IGP’s effort to achieve maximum impact of community-based and strategic policing on the society.

The IGP also tasked the Commissioners of Police to deploy all requisite assets in ensuring sanity, professional standards, and discipline in all ramifications in their new places of assignment.

He further charged the senior police officers to effectively apply their wealth of experiences to improving existing structural arrangements towards achieving a citizen-focused and community-oriented policing system.

The IGP also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to enable the newly posted senior officers to function optimally on their mandate.

Adejobi said the posting is with immediate effect.