In a minor reshuffle in the Nigeria Police by the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Imo and Zanfara State will have a new police commissioner.
CP Abutu Yaro will replace CP Nasiru Mohammed who has been redeployed to Western Port Authority, Lagos.
In a statement signed by the CP Frank Mbah, the Force Public Relations Officer, on Monday, the aim of the reshuffle in Imo State especially is to help fight the high level of insecurity in the state.
“The posting of the new CP is in furtherance of efforts by the Police leadership towards strengthening security, tackling violent crimes and enhancing optimal coordination of policing operations within the State.” The statement reads.
The new Imo State Police Commissioner, CP Abutu Yaro, is the immediate-past Commissioner of Police, Zamfara State and an operationally-minded Cop being fellow of the National Defence College.
“In the same vein, Zamfara State Police Command now has a new Commissioner of Police. He is CP Hussaini Rabiu. Other Commissioners of Police affected by the new posting and redeployment are: CP John Amadi, mni who has been posted from Western Port Authority, Lagos to Airport Police Command, Ikeja, Lagos; CP Anderson Bankole who is now in charge of the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Ikoyi, Lagos; and CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, posted to the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA), Force Headquarters, Abuja as the Commissioner of Police, DFA.”
“The IGP, while charging the newly posted officers to bring to bear their professional experience in improving policing and restoring public confidence in their new places of assignment, assured citizens of the determination of the Force under his leadership to upscale its operations, improve public safety and tackle all forms of crimes in the country.” The statement reads.