Egbetokun Rejigs CP Structure, Kwara Gets First Female Police Chief

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D.
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Following the approval of his recommendation by the Police Service Commission, Acting Inspector-General of Police, (Ag. IGP) Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has ordered the deployment of thirty-five (35) Commissioners of Police to various state commands and formations across the country.

  The IGP assures that the postings are in line with the commitment of the police leadership to ensuring effective policing, security, and the maintenance of law and order in Nigeria, according to a statement made available to The Dream Daily Newspaper in Abuja on Tuesday, 4 July, 2023 by Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters,CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi

 The statement disclosed: “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.”

Kwara State CP Ebunoluwa Adelesi Oluwarotimi
CP Augustina N. Ogbodo of Ebonyi State Command
CP Alamatu Abiodun Mustapha of the Ogun State Police Command

Adejobi added: “Furthermore, the IGP charges the appointed Commissioners of Police to key into his policies, vision, and mission for the Nigerian Police Force while mandating them to prioritize the safety and well-being of the citizens they serve, ensuring adherence to the principles of fairness, professionalism, and respect for human rights.

“While urging them to serve as exemplary leaders, fostering harmonious relationships with other security agencies, community leaders, and relevant stakeholders, the Inspector-General of Police tasks them to promote intelligence-led policing, proactive crime prevention strategies, and community engagement initiatives that will enhance public trust and confidence in the Nigerian Police Force.”

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