Four Deputy Inspectors General of police have been redeployed on Monday to different posts in force headquarters in Abuja as part of police
[Image: Police spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu]
The redeployment was approved by the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase and the affected officers are to commence duty at their new posts with immediate effect.
The disclosure was made by the police spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu at a news briefing with newsmen.
According to Mr. Ojukwu, the affected officers include Dan’Azumi Doma as the DIG in-charge of Department of Finance and Administration and Christopher Katso, as the DIG in-charge of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department.
Others are Chintua Amajor-Onu, as DIG in-charge of Department of Information and Communications Technology and; Jubril Adeniji as DIG in-charge of Department of Research and Planning.
However, the police spokesperson, said other senior officers – Mamman Tsafe, DIG in-charge of Department of Logistics and Supply; Saliu Argungu Hashimu, DIG in-charge of Department of Training and Development and Sotonye Leroy Wakama, DIG in-charge of Department of Operations will maintain their duty posts at the force headquarters.
In a related development, the Nigerian Police Force have thrown their doors open to recruitment for prospective applicants.
This is in consonance with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for recruitment of 10,000 fresh personnels to fortify the police and alleviate unemployment challenges in the country.
Following that directive, however, the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mr Mike Okiro, on Thursday, said Nigeria currently has a deficit of 19,500 policemen.
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