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Inspector General of Police posts promoted DIGs, AIGs; Denies opposition to promotions (See full list)  

 

IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Nigeria Police has dismissed a report that there is tension in the Force as a result of recent promotions and postings of Deputy Inspectors General, DIGs and Assistant Inspectors General, AIGs.

According to a statement by Force Public Relations Officer, Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood,  the report, by a national daily newspaper, which said that the Inspector General of Police rejected the promotion of DIGs, would write the presidency communicating such disapproval and would neither decorate nor post the officers  is untrue, unfounded, incorrect and completely false.

Rather, the statement said,the IGP had promptly approved the postings of the newly promoted DIGs and AIGs to their duty posts via internal signals released on the 18th October, 2018.”  

 

 

 Statements

 

The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to a Leadership Newspaper publication dated 22nd October, 2018 on Page 6, captioned “Tension In Police As IGP Rejects DIG Promotions” credited to one Ahuraka Isah.

 

  1. The Force wishes to categorically repudiate the story as untrue and unfounded. There is no tension in the Police and the Inspector General of Police did not reject DIGs promotion as alleged in the report or at any time show disapproval of the promotion of AIG Musa Katsina Muhammad, mni to the rank of a Deputy Inspector General of Police by the Police Service Commission. The assertion by the writer of the story that the IGP will not only write to the Presidency reporting the development but would neither decorate the Officers with their new ranks nor post the Officers to new position in line with their new ranks is incorrect and completely false.

 

  1. For avoidance of doubt and to set the record straight, the IGP had promptly approved the postings of the newly promoted DIGs and AIGs to their duty posts via internal signals released on the 18thOctober, 2018 as follows:

 

(i) DIG Maigari Abbati Dikko, fdc as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Finance and Administration.

 

(ii) DIG Habila Joshak as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Operations.

 

(iii) DIG Emmanuel T. Inyang, mni as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

 

(iv) DIG Agboola Oshodi-Glover, mni as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Logistics and Supply.

 

(v) DIG Musa Katsina Muhammed, mni as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Research and Planning.

 

(vi) DIG Mohammed Sani Usman as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Training and Development.

 

(vii) DIG Peace Ibekwe Abdallah as the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Department of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation.

 

 

  1. Posting of newly promoted AIGs

 

 

(i) AIG Usman Tilli Abubakar, mni as the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Maritime.

 

(ii)  AIG Usman Yakubu as the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Commandant Police Academy, KANO.

 

(iii) AIG Istifanus Shetima as Assistant Inspector General of Police, Office of the National Security Adviser.

 

(iv) AIG Godwin C. Nwobodo as the Assistant Inspector General of Police, NIPSS.

 

(v) AIG Adeyemi O. Samuel Ogunjemilusi as the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 6 Headquarters, Calabar.

 

(vi) AIG Adekunle J. Oladunjoye as the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 10 Headquarters, Sokoto.

 

  1. The Posting is with immediate effect.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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