IGP Egbetokun deploys 35 Police Commissioners
By Gbenga Omokhunu – Abuja
Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun has ordered the deployment of 35 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to various state commands and formations across the country.
This followed the approval of his recommendation by the Police Service Commission (PSC).
Egbetokun said the postings were in line with the commitment of the police leadership to ensuring effective policing, security, and the maintenance of law and order in Nigeria.
A statement last night by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), reads: “Amongst the newly posted Commissioners of Police are: CP Adelesi E. Oluwarotimi to Kwara State Command; CP Adebola Ayinde Hamzat, fdc, to Oyo State Command; CP Augustina N. Ogbodo to Ebonyi State Command; CP Samuel Titus Musa to Kebbi State Command; CP Aderemi Olufemi Adeoye to Anambra State Command; CP Auwal Musa to Bauchi State Command; and CP Alamatu Abiodun Mustapha to Ogun State Command.
“Others include CP Margaret Ochalla to Police Special Fraud Unit Annex, Lagos; CP Banji Ogunrinde to head the Explosive Ordnance Unit; CP Rhoda A. Olofu to Ports Authority Police Western, Lagos; CP Kareem Musa to Interpol Annex, Lagos; CP Audu Dabigi to Border Patrol Force; CP Abibo D. Reuben, fsi, to Police Mobile Force; CP Adekunle Ismaila Olusokan to Welfare FHQ, Abuja; CP Omolara Ibidun Oloruntola to Special Fraud Unit, FCID, Abuja; and CP Abaniwonda S. Olufemi to Deputy Force Secretary amongst others.”
Egbetokun urged the new CPs to key into his policies, vision, and mission for the Nigerian Police Force.
The police boss mandated them to priorities the safety and well-being of the citizens they serve, ensure adherence to the principles of fairness, professionalism, and respect for human rights.
He urged them to serve as exemplary leaders by fostering harmonious relationships with other security agencies, community leaders, and relevant stakeholders.
Egbetokun also advised them to promote intelligence-led policing, proactive crime prevention strategies, and community engagement initiatives that will enhance public trust and confidence in the NPF.