By Nicholas Kalu, Abuja
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting/redeployment of some Commissioners of Police to states.
A statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, DCP Frank Mba, made available to The Nation on Thursday night, indicated the postings and redeployment as follows: Cross River State, CP Nkereuwem A. Akpan; Akwa Ibom State, CP Kenneth Ebrimson; Ogun State, CP Imohimi D. Edgal; Kano State, CP Habu Sani Ahmadu; Edo State, CP Lawal Jimeta; Bauchi State, CP Philip Sule Maku; and Lagos State, Ag/CP Odumosu H. Olusegun
“The Inspector General of Police charges the newly posted officers to ensure the consolidation and improvement on the gains of their predecessors in the areas of public safety and crime fighting.
“He also directs the new Commissioners of Police to work with relevant stakeholders in adopting aggressive, proactive and community based crime prevention strategies to combat crime in their Areas of Responsibility.
“In addition, the Inspector General of Police enjoins the citizens of the affected states to accord the Commissioners of Police maximum cooperation to ensure they succeed in the realization of their mandate,” the statement read.