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Police redeploy PROs, appoint new ones

THE Inspector General of Police, Alkali Usman Baba, has effected the redeployment of some Public Relations Officers and appointment of new ones.

The redeployments and new appointments, involving 15 Officers, was contained in a signal dated May 25, and copied to several Senior Police Officers, including the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a Chief Superintendent of Police.

Among those affected are Isah Gambo, a Chief Superintendent and spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, who has now been moved to Zone 4, Katsina; Stifanu Sunday Bako, PRO Zone 7, Abuja, now to serve in the Force Criminal Investigation Department; SP Ihunwo Joseph of Zone 13, is now PRO of the zone; SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, PRO Ogun State now moved to Oyo State.

The new appointees include, SP Odutola Omolola Tawakalitu, who now heads the Ogun State public relations office; DSP Mustapha Bello Abdulkadir of the Force Public Relations Office, now PRO Zone 7, Abuja; ASP Shehu Suleiman of Zone 14, Katsina State, now to head the state command public relations office, while ASP Abubakar Sodiq Aliyu of the Katsina State Command is now incharge of the State Command public relations.  

    Others are ASP Hussain Suleiman of POLAC, now PRO POLAC; ASP Ewhubare Ovie Kenneth of Imo State Command, now FPRO (PCB); ASP Chinaka Chioma Maureen, now spokesperson of the Abia State Command; and ASP Yazid Abubakar of Zamfara State Command now to serve as the spokesperson of the Command.

    ASP Alade Jare Adebola of the Ondo State Command was appointed to serve in the Office of the Force Public Relations Officer in charge of Social Media, and ASP Ekpenyong Essien from Edo State State, to oversee Dawn Newspaper in the Office of the Force PRO.

   The signal, signed by the Force Secretary, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Habu A. Sani, read: “Warn and release the officers to proceed to their new Commands/Formations, please.”

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