The acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the redeployment of CP Abutu Yaro to Imo State as the new Commissioner of Police in charge of the state.
This, according to a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, is in furtherance of efforts by the police leadership towards strengthening security and tackling violent crimes in the state.
A fellow of the National Defence College and immediate-past Commissioner, Zamfara State Police Command, Yaro takes over from CP Nasiru Mohammed, who has been redeployed to Western Port Authority, Lagos.
CP Hussaini Rabiu replaces Abutu as the new Commissioner of Police in the Zamfara State command.
Other Commissioners of Police affected by the new posting and redeployment are: CP John Amadi, who has been posted from Western Port Authority, Lagos to Airport Police Command, Ikeja, Lagos; CP Anderson Bankole, who is now in charge of the Police Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi, Lagos; and CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, posted to the Department of Finance and Administration, Force Headquarters, Abuja as the Commissioner of Police, DFA.
While charging the newly posted officers to bring to bear their professional experience in improving policing and restoring public confidence in their new places of assignment, the IGP assured citizens of the determination of the Force under his leadership to upscale its operations, improve public safety and tackle all forms of crimes in the country.