Following the recent presidential approval for the re-organization of the Nigeria Police Force, which includes the creation of an additional Department – the Directorate of Intelligence, expansion of the Police zonal structure from 12 to 17 and the creation of two (2) additional FCID annexes, senior police officers have been posted and redeployed.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammed A. Adamu, on Friday, 3rd July, 2020, ordered the posting and redeployment of Assistant Inspector General (AIG), Adeleye Olusola Oyebade and AIG Ibrahim A. Lamorde, to the Department of Research and Planning and Directorate of Intelligence, FHQ, Abuja respectively.
In a press release Friday, by the Force Public Relations Officer, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Frank MBA, “Prior to this posting, AIG Adeleye Olusola Oyebade, was a Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, while AIG Lamorde, a former Chairman of the EFCC was the AIG in-charge of Force Intelligence”.
The IGP has equally ordered the positing of the following senior police officers to the five new Police Zonal Commands.
They are AIG Zone 13 Ukpo-Dunukofia (Awka), AIG Dan-Mallam Mohammed, AIG Zone 14 Katsina, AIG Rabiu Yusuf, AIG Zone 15 Maiduguri, AIG Lawal Ado, AIG Zone 16 Yenagoa, AIG Austine I. Agbonlahor and AIG Zone 17 Akure, AIG David Oyebanji Folawiyo.
In the same vein, CP Asuquo A.A Amba, former Commissioner of Police, Ekiti Command takes charge as AIG of the new FCID Annex Gombe; CP Olafimihan A. Adeoye, former CP Federal-SARS takes charge as the AIG FCID Annex Enugu while CP Uche J. Anozie, former CP Cross River takes charge as AIG FCID Annex Lagos.
The IGP charged the affected Senior Officers to bring their wealth of experience to bear in their new places of assignment, stressing that they are to ensure that policing is brought closer to the people and work with relevant stakeholders to tackle crime and improve on policing services across the country.
The postings and redeployments are with immediate effect, the release added.