BREAKING; IG of Police appoints new DIG Operations, DIG Finance and Admin, AIG Force Secretary.


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has approved the posting of Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Sanusi N. Lemu, and Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG Usman Alkali Baba as DIG in-charge of the Department of Operations and Ag. DIG in-charge of Finance and Administration, respectively.

The promotion/posting of the Senior Officers is sequel to the recent vacuum occasioned by the retirement of their former Heads, DIG Abdulmajid Ali and DIG Abduldahiru Danwawu, mni after the completion of their statutory years of service.

This was announced by a statement signed and released by the Force Police Relatuons Officer (FPRO) DCP Frank Mba in Abuja.

Mba said “the new Deputy Inspector General of Police, Operations, DIG Sanusi N. Lemu, mni, a consummate Police officer, holds a BA(Ed) in Political Science and has attended several professional courses including: Intermediate Command Course, Senior Command Course, Peace keeping Training Course”.

“He is a distinguished member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos”.

The Niger State born cop has held many Command positions including the Commissioner of Police, Kaduna and Bauchi Police Commands. Until his recent promotion/posting, he was the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge of Zonal Headquarters (Zone-12), Bauchi.

The statement said “the IGP has equally approved the posting of AIG Mustapha Dandaura as the Force Secretary and Member of the Nigeria Police Force Management Team”.

He takes over from AIG Alkali Baba. AIG Mustapha Dandaura, who was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force on 3rd March, 1990, holds a Master of Science Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies and a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in History from the Bayero University, Kano. Prior to his promotion and appointment as the Force Secretary, he was the Force Provost Marshal, Force Headquarters, Abuja. He has also served as the Commissioner of Police Rivers, Anambra and Railway Police Commands.

The posting/redeployment of the Senior Police Officers is with immediate effect

The Nations Express

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