IGP orders posting of new Commissioners of Police to Rivers, Cross Rivers

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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, in his effort to achieve maximum impact of community-based and strategic policing on the society, has ordered the posting and redeployment of Commissioners of Police to Rivers and Cross Rivers State Commands.

In the new posting, CP Okon Okon Effiong is to head the Department of Finance and Administration ICT, Force Headquarters, Abuja; CP Zachariah A. Fera, 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.

According to police spokesman, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, “The IGP has tasked the Commissioners of Police 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. The posting is with immediate effect.”


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