…Charges CPs nationwide to re-dominate and re-claim public space from criminals
BY AMOS DUNIA, ABUJA – As part of efforts aimed at rejigging the fight against armed banditry, kidnapping and other violent crimes across the country, particularly in Kaduna and other contiguous States, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate redeployment of the Commissioner of Police, Kaduna Command, CP Ahmed Abdulrahaman from the State to the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
In his place, CP Aji Ali Janga, who until now was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Bauchi State, takes over as the new Police helmsman in Kaduna Command.
Other Commissioners of Police affected by the recent redeployment exercise include CP Habu Sani Ahmadu, who was incharge of Intelligence, now posted to Bauchi Command just as CP Omololu Shamsudeen Bishi is redeployed from Benue State Police Command to the Central Criminal Registry (CCR), Alagbon Lagos.
Similarly, CP Mukadas Mohammed Garba moves from the Office of the National Security Adviser to Benue State Command as the new Commissioner of Police for the State while the former CP in charge of CCR Alagbon, Lagos has now been moved to Force Headquarters, Abuja as the CP in charge of Armament.
Meanwhile, IGP Adamu has charged the newly posted/redeployed Commissioners of Police and other strategic commanders nationwide to take urgent steps towards initiating and implementing concrete crime prevention strategies aimed at re-dominating and reclaiming the public space under their watch from the activities of monstrous criminal elements in society.
A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba said the postings take immediate effect.