The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba , has ordered the posting of seven commissioners of police to various new responsibilities .
Seven of the CPs affected were those that recently completed the senior Executive Course 44 at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS),in Jos , Plateau State.
Among those in the list according to a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, FPRO, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, were Commissioners of Police Sadiq Abubakar to CP FCT Abuja; former FPRO, CP Frank Mba, to CP Border Patrol Force, Force Headquarters, Abuja; CP Arungwa Udo to CP DFA Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja;
Others are CP Bardaru Lawal to CP General Investigations, Force Criminal Investigations Department Annex, Kaduna; CP Suleiman Yusuf to CP Admin, Research and Planning, Force Headquarters, Abuja; CP Ebong Ebong, mni to CP Admin DFA, Force Headquarters, Abuja; and CP Babaji Sunday to Commandant, Police College Maiduguri.
The statement added, “CP Sadiq Abubakar, the new Commissioner of Police in charge of the Federal Capital Territory enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1992, as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police. He was the Commissioner of Police Peacekeeping Operations and Coordinator Police Special Forces before his nomination for the Senior Executive Course at the National Institute between February and December 2022.
“CP Frank Mba, the new Commissioner of Police in charge of the Border Patrol Force, Force Headquarters, Abuja, hails from Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State. A Masters’ Degree holder in Law, he enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in 1992. He was the Force Public Relations Officer before his nomination for the Senior Executive Course at the National Institute between February and December 2022.
”The Inspector-General of Police has charged the newly posted officers to hit the ground running in the areas of crime-fighting, public cooperation, and safety. He also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to the new Police helmsmen to enable them perform optimally on their mandate.“