Ogun, Oyo, Others Get New Commissioners of Police

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has ordered the deployment of 35 Commissioners of Police to various commands and formations across the country.

He said that the postings were in line with his commitment to ensuring effective policing, security, and maintenance of law and order in the country.

A statement released on Tuesday by the Force Spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, disclosed that among the newly posted Commissioners of Police are CP Adelesi Oluwarotimi to Kwara State Command; CP Adebola Hamzat, Oyo State Command; CP Augustina Ogbodo, Ebonyi State Command; CP Samuel Musa, Kebbi State Command and CP Aderemi Adeoye, Anambra State Command.

Others are CP Auwal Musa to Bauchi State Command; CP Alamatu Abiodun Mustapha to Ogun State Command; CP Margaret Ochalla, Police Special Fraud Unit Annex Lagos; CP Banji Ogunrinde to head the Explosive Ordnance Unit; CP Rhoda Olofu, Ports Authority Police Western, Lagos; CP Kareem Musa, Interpol Annex Lagos; CP Audu Dabigi to Border Patrol Force and CP Abibo Reuben, Police Mobile Force.

The rest are CP Adekunle Olusokan, Welfare FHQ Abuja; CP Omolara Oloruntola, Special Fraud Unit FCID Abuja; and CP Abaniwonda Olufemi, Deputy Force Secretary amongst others.

He said the IGP charged the appointed commissioners to key in to his policies, vision, and mission for the Nigerian Police Force.

Adejobi added that he mandated 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 tasked 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,” the statement added.