The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has redeployed and posted Commissioners of Police (CP) to all requisite assets across Nigeria.
Accordint to the latest directive, the CP in charge of Rivers state, Okon Okon Effiong, has been redeployed to head the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a press statement, Thursday in Abuja, said: “The IGP effort to achieve maximum impact of community-based and strategic policing on the society, has ordered the posting of CP Okon Okon Effiong to head the Department of Finance and Administration ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja; CP Zachariah A. Fera, fdc to Force Criminal Investigation (FCID) Annex Enugu, CP Nwonyi Polycarp Emeka to Rivers State Command, and CP Gyogon Augustine Grimah to Cross River State Command.”
The spokesperson said the police boss tasked the CPs to deploy all requisite assets in ensuring sanity, professional standards and discipline in all ramifications in their new places of assignment.
“He has further 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 also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to enable the newly posted senior officers to function optimally on their mandate,” he added.
The FPRO said the posting was with immediate effect.