IGP Redeploys Edo, Ondo, Nine Other Police Commissioners

IGP Mohammed Adamu

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, (THEWILL) – The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the redeployment of Edo, Ondo and Oyo State Commissioners of Police.

According to a press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, Eight other CPs were also redeployed in various Commands and Formations.

The statement said, “The IGP has ordered the immediate posting/redeployment of the following Commissioners of Police to Commands/Formations as follows: Edo State, CP Johnson Babatunde Kokumo; Osun State, CP Undie J. Adie; Bauchi State CP Lawal Jimeta Tanko; Ebonyi State, CP Philip Sule Maku; Gombe State, CP Ahmed Maikudi Shehu; Ondo State, CP Bolaji Amidu Salami; Oyo State, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu; Eastern Port, CP Evelyn T. Peterside; Explosive Ordinance Device (EOD), CP Okon Etim Ene; Airport Command, CP Bello Maikwashi; and Anti-Fraud Unit (FCID Annex Lagos), CP Olukolu Tairu Shina.

“The IGP also enjoins the citizens of the affected states to cooperate with the Commissioners of Police to enable them to succeed in their new areas of responsibilities.

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“The IGP charges the newly posted officers to ensure they consolidate and advance the gains of their predecessors particularly in the implementation of community policing, crime prevention, public security, public safety, and general crime-fighting.”

The statement also quoted the IGP as urging the newly deployed CPs to prioritise community policing, crime prevention, public security, public safety, and general crime-fighting among others.