Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police, on Tuesday, approved the posting of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Sanusi Lemu, as DIG in-charge of the Department of Operations.
He also okayed the approval of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba as acting DIG in-charge of Finance and Administration and also the posting of AIG Mustapha Dandaura as the Force Secretary and member of the Nigeria Police Force Management Team.
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Dandaura takes over from Baba.
The deployment of Lemu and Baba was sequel to the retirement of DIGs Abdulmajid Ali and Abduldahiru Danwawu, after the completion of their statutory years of service.
A statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, noted that Adamu charged the officers to bring their experiences and professionalism to bear in their leadership of the departments “so as to enhance the ongoing drive at repositioning the Force for improved service delivery.”
The statement partly read: “The new Deputy Inspector General of Police, Operations, DIG Sanusi N. Lemu, a consummate police officer, holds a BA(Ed) in Political Science and has attended several professional courses including: Intermediate Command Course, Senior Command Course, Peacekeeping Training Course.
“Baba holds a Masters in Public Administration and a BA (ED) in Political Science.”