The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, has redeployed six DIGs from the Force Headquarters to take charge of Zonal Commands ahead of this Saturday’s general elections.
A statement issued by Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, Force Public Relations Officer, on Thursday in Abuja, says that five Zonal AIGs were also affected in the changes made.
The redeployed DIGs are: Dan’Azumi Doma, who is to be the Coordinator for the South-East Zone; Mamman Tsafe, South-South; Hashimu Argungu, South-West; and Christopher Katso, North- West.
Others are: Adeola Adeniji, North-Central and Kalafite Adeyemi, Assistant Coordinator, South- West Zone.
The redeployed AIGs are: Hilary Okpara, Coordinator, North-East; Bala Nasarawa, Assistant Coordinator, North-Central and Adisa Bolanta, Assistant Coordinator, North-West.
Others are: Usman Gwari, Federal Operations (FEDOPS), Abuja, and Mark Idakwo, Zone 9, Umuahia.
The six Commissioners of police caught up in the latest changes in the Force are:
Hosea Karma, who now takes charge of Rivers Command, Adamu Mohammed, Anambra; Dan Bature, Enugu; Usman Abdullahi, Katsina; Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, Benue; and Hyacinth Dagala, Department of Operations (DOPs), FHQ Abuja.
The I-G who charged the redeployed senior officers to exhibit the highest level of personal and professional conduct in the discharge of their duties, said the changes were to further reposition the force for a successful conduct of the general elections.