The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday approved the posting of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Sanusi Lemu and Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) Usman Alkali Baba to new departments in the Force
In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by Force spokesperson, Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Lemu is now the DIG in-charge of the Department of Operations while Alkali Baba is now the DIG in-charge of Finance and Administration.
According to the statement, the promotion/posting of the affected officers is the sequel to the recent vacuum occasioned by the retirement of their former Heads, DIG Abdulmajid Ali, and DIG Abduldahiru Danwawu after the completion of their statutory years of service.
It explained that the new DIG in-charge of the Department of Operations, Lemu before his recent appointment was a consummate Police Officer.
He holds a BA(Ed) in Political Science and has attended several professional courses including Intermediate Command Course, Senior Command Course, Peacekeeping Training Course.
AIG Usman Alkali Baba holds a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) and a BA (ED) in Political Science. He is a fellow of the National Defence College and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
The statement further added the IGP also 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 was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force on March 3, 1990.
The posting/redeployment of the Senior Police Officers is with immediate effect.