By Augustine Ehikioya
To ensure efficiency, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has redeployed Senior Police Officers towards achieving maximum impact of community-based and strategic policing on the society.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi. It was obtained by Security Watch Africa (SWA).
According to the statement, the posting is with immediate effect.
To this end, the IGP ordered the posting of CP Okon Okon Effiong to head the Department of Finance and Administration ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja; CP Zachariah A. Fera, to Force Criminal Investigation (FCID) Annex Enugu.
CP Nwonyi Polycarp Emeka was redeployed to Rivers State Command, and CP Gyogon Augustine Grimah to Cross River State Command.
The IGP, in the statement also tasked the Commissioners of Police to deploy all requisite assets in ensuring “sanity, professional standards and discipline in all ramifications in their new places of assignment.”
He also charged the Senior Police Officers to effectively apply their wealth of experiences to improving existing structural arrangements towards achieving a citizen-focused and community-oriented policing system.
The IGP called for support and cooperation from members of the public to enable the newly posted senior officers to function optimally on their mandate.