Eighteen Commissioners of Police have been promoted to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police, AIGs.
The Police Service Commission, PSC, which announced the promotion also approved the postings of the newly-appointed AIGs alongside four others who are currently occupying the position.
Twelve of the AIGs are to man the 12 Police Zonal Commands, while the remaining 10 will head Police special formations such as Operations, Training, Police Academy, Info-Tech, Investment and Maritime.
The Commissioner of Police in charge of Kaduna State, Ibrahim Adamu, is now AIG Zone 1; Abdulmajid Ali, the CP of Ogun State, is now AIG Zone 2; and UsmanTilli, AIG Border, is now AIG Zone 3.
AIG Dorathy A. Gimba retains her Command of the Investment Formation; AIG Mohammed K. Mohammed of the Special Protection Unit and Mohammed Musa Katsina moved from Maritime to DS, NIPSS.
AIG Katsina will be replaced at the Maritime Desk by Paul Okafor, the CP of Benue State.
The Commission also approved the appointment of 37 Commissioners of Police, including nine Deputy Commissioners of Police, whose promotions were approved by the Commission.
Sixteen of these Commissioners retained their Commands. They include CP Peace Ibekwe Abdallah, Ebonyi; Emmanuel C. S. Ojukwu, Enugu; Frederick Taiwo Lakanu, Imo; Adeleye O. Oyebade, Oyo; Basen D. Gwana, Abia; Yunana Y. Babas, Taraba; Austine I. Iwar, Gombe; Murtala U. Mani, Akwa Ibom; and Ajani Fatai Owoseni, Lagos.
CP Henry Fadairo was also moved from Research and Planning to Jigawa State.
The Chairman of the Commission, Sir Mike Mbama Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police, said the promotions and postings were in line with the Commission’s resolve to reposition the Nigeria Police Force for better performance.
Okiro congratulated the Officers and demanded from them hard work and dedication to duty.
He said the Commission will hold any of them personally responsible for any failure in the discharge of their duties.
The Chairman said they should rededicate themselves to the service of their nation and abide by the rules and regulations guiding police work.
He noted that this leadership positions should be held with the fear of God and fairness to all parties.
Below are the new officers and their postings:
New Assistant Inspectors General of Police
S/N RANK NAME PRESENT POSTING PROPOSED POSTING
1 AIG Ibrahim Adamu CP KDS ZONE 1
2 AIG Abdulmajid Ali CP OGS ZONE 2
3 AIG UsmanTilli AIG BORDER ZONE 3
4 AIG Agboola Oshodi Glover CP G.I FCIID, ABJ ZONE 4
5 AIG A. K. Shodipo CP BYS ZONE 5
6 AIG Abubakar Marafa CP NGS ZONE 6
7 AIG Usman Alkali Baba CP FCT ZONE 7
8 AIG Tijjani Baba CP BAS ZONE 8
9 AIG Karma H. Hassan CP ANS ZONE 9
10 AIG Usman Yakubu CP KGS ZONE 10
11 AIG Dan Bature COURSE UI ZONE 11
12 AIG Jibrin O. Yakubu CP KBS ZONE 12
13 AIG Salisu A. Fagge CP SKS OPS
14 AIG Isaac C. Eke CP FSARS TRG
15 AIG Aminchi Sama’ila Baraya CP BRS POLAC
16 AIG Umar U. Shehu CP FEDOPS, ABJ INFO-TECH
17 AIG Lawal Shehu CP NAS DLS
18 AIG John B. Opadokun CTU CTU
19 AIG Dorathy A. Gimba INVESTMENT, FHQ INVESTMENT, FHQ
20 AIG Mohammed K. Mohammed SPU SPU
21 AIG Mohammed Musa Katsina CP MARITIME DS NIPSS
22 AIG Paul E. Okafor CP BNS MARITIME
The 37 Command Commissioners of Police are:
S/NO RANK NAME PRESENT POSTING PROPOSED POSTING
1 CP Frederick Taiwo Lakanu CP IMS CP IMS
2 CP Rashed O. Akintunde CP HOMICIDE CP EDS
3 CP Ahmed Iliyasu CP PSC JOS CP OGS
4 CP Rabi’u Yusuf DTY CMDT PSC CP KNS
5 CP Sanusi Lemu CP ELECTION/MONITOR CP KDS
6 CP Abdullahi Ibrahim Chafe CP INFOTECH CP KGS
7 CP Adeleye O. Oyebade CP OYS CP OYS
8 CP Muazu Zubair Halilu CP EOD CP NGS
9 CP Gabriel Adejo Adaji CP INSPECTORATE CP ZFS
10 CP Henry A. Fadairo CP R&P CP JGS
11 CP Basen D. Gwana CP ABS CP ABS
12 CP Zanna M. Ibrahim CP DTS CP DTS
13 CP Emmanuel C. S. Ojukwu CP ENS CP ENS
14 CP Yunana Y. Babas TRS TRS
15 CP Austine I. Iwar CP GBS CP GBS
16 CP Adekunle J. Oladunjoye CP PLS CP PLS
17 CP Olufemi O. Oyeleye CP OSS CP OSS
18 CP Murtala U. Mani CP AIS CP AIS
19 CP Ajani F. Owoseni CP LAS CP LAS
20 CP Usman Ali Abdullahi CP KTS CP KTS
21 CP Etop J. James CP EKS CP EKS
22 CP Ghazzali Mohammed CP ADS CP ADS
23 CP Peace E. Abdallah CP EBS CP EBS
24 CP Mohammed A. Mustapha CP JGS CP FCT
25 CP Sam A. Okaula CP KWS CP ANS
26 CP Jimoh Omeiza O. CP CRS CP CRS
27 CP Olusola E. Amore CP PENSION CP KWS
28 CP Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi CP DFA WELFARE CP BYS
29 DCP Abdulkadir Mohammed DC DAF EDS CP SKS
30 DCP Sunmomonu A. Abdulmaliki DC DFA FHQ, ABJ CP YBS
31 DCP Bashir Makama DC DF ANS CP BNS
32 DCP Ibrahim M. Kabiru DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION FHQ CP KBS
33 DCP Damian Agba Chukwu DTS CP BRS
34 DCP Bello A. Sadiq DC DFA, FCT CP NAS
35 DCP Gwandu Haliru Abukar DC OPS ZONE 5 CP BAS
36 DCP Francis M. Odesanya DC DFA RVS CP RVS
37 DCP Douglas Agbonleni DC OPS DTS CP ONS