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Governorship Elections: IGP Redeploys Senior Police Officers (Full List)



The Inspector-General of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Mohammed Adamu, has redeployed senior police officers ahead of the governorship elections across the country.

Naija News understands that the senior police officers redeployed by the police boss are Seven (7) Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIGs) to the six geo-political zones across the Country, Ten (10) Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to the police zonal commands and additional Two Hundred and Seventy-Seven (277) Commissioners of Police to complement the efforts of the respective Commissioners of Police in the thirty-six (36) State Commands and the FCT.

This was made known in a statement issued by Police spokesman, ACP Frank Mba and sent to Naija News.

Below are the senior police officers redeployed by the IGP:

The DIGs are deployed to the Geo-political regions indicated against their names;

i. DIG Usman Tilli Abubakar, mni – North East Zone
ii. DIG Abdulmajid Ali – Coordinator
iii. DIG Frederick Taiwo Lakanu, fdc – South-South Zone
iv. DIG Anthony Ogbizi Michael, fdc – South-East Zone
v. DIG Yakubu Jubrin, fsi – South-West Zone
vi. DIG Aminchi S. Baraya – North-West Zone
vii. DIG Godwin C. Nwobodo, fdc – North-Central Zone

Four (4) State Commands have new CPs posted as Command CPs specifically for supervising the election:

i. Anambra – CP Rabiu Ladodo
ii. Bayelsa – CP Olushola David
iii. Edo – CP Dan-Mallam Mohammed
iv. Sokoto – CP Aminu Koji Kwabe.

Benue, Imo, Plateau, and Taraba States have one Commissioner of Police each deployed to some of its Local Government Areas:

i. Benue – Guma LGA, Logo LGA, Agatu LGA, Gwer East LGA, Gwer West LGA, Katsina Ala LGA, Okpokwu LGA, Ukum LGA
ii. Imo – Orlu LGA, Okigwe LGA
iii. Plateau – Langtang South LGA, Jos South LGA, Bassa LGA, Langtang North LGA, Riyom LGA, Barkin Ladi LGA
iv. Taraba – Wukari LGA, Ibi LGA, Lao LGA, Karim Lamido LGA, Bali LGA, Kurmi LGA, Jalingo LGA, Dunga LGA, Sardauna LGA

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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am