Election: I-G redeploys 6 DIGs, other senior officers

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Abuja- The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, has redeployed six DIGs from the Force Headquarters to take charge of Zonal Commands for the general elections.


This is contained in a statement issued by the Force Spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, on Thursday in Abuja.

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The I-G also redeployed five Zonal AIGs.


The affected DIGs are: Dan’Azumi Doma, who is the  Coordinator for the South-East Zone, Mamman Tsafe, South-South, Hashimu Argungun,  South-West and Christopher Katso, North- West.


Others are: Adeola Adeniji, North-Central and Kalafite Adeyemi, Assistant Coordinator, South- West Zone.


In the category of the AIGs are: Hilary Okpara, Coordinator, North-East, Bala Nasarawa, Assistant Coordinator, North-Central and Adisa Bolanta, Assistant Coordinator, North-West.


Others are: Usman Gwary, Federal Operations (FEDOPS), Abuja, and Mark Idakwo, Zone 9, Umuahia.


Also, the I-G redeployed six Commissioners of police.


They 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 said the redeployment was to further reposition the force for a successful conduct of the general elections


He charged them to exhibit the highest level of personal and professional conduct in the discharge of their duties. (NAN)