The Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting/redeployment of the Commissioners of Police to seven states of the Federation.
A statement by the Force Police Public Relations Officer (FPPRO) Deputy Commissioner of Police Frank Mba confirmed that former Commander of the Lagos State Special Task Force on Environment and other offenses, Acting Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu as the new Commissioner of Police for Lagos State.
The list by Mba also confirmed that ex-Lagos Police Commissioner, Edgar Imohinmi has been deployed to Head the Ogun State Police Command.
Below is the full list of the new Commissioners of Police for some state police commands approved by the IGP:
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
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.