Police Commission Appoints 7 New DIGs, 13 AIGs


Marvel Akpoyibo, former Lagos State Police Commissioner is among the seven new Deputy Inspectors-General of Police, DIGs announced by the Police Service Commission, PSC, Wednesday.

Also, the Executive Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim A. Lamorde has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police.

Other new DIGs who will constitute the new Police management team to be headed by Mohammed Dikko Abubakar, the Acting Inspector General of Police include Suleiman Dauda Fakai, Atiku Yusufu Kafur, Emmanuel Kachi Udeoji, Haruna John, Peter Yisa Gana and Abdurahaman O. Akano.

The Commission also confirmed the promotion 13 Commissioners of Police to Assistant Inspectors General of Police.

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Those promoted include Solomon E. Olusegun, Michael E. Zuokumor, Orubebe Gandhi Ebikeme, Philemon I. Leha, Jonathan Johnson, Dan’azumi Job Doma and Joseph Ibi.

Others are Muktari Ibrahim, Suleiman A. Abba, Mamman Ibrahim Tsafe, Saliu Argungu Hashimu, Solomon E. Arase and David O. Omojola.

“Finally, the Chairman of the Commission called on all personnel of the Nigeria Police Force to rise up to the security challenges confronting the nation as the Commission would not hesitate to wield the big stick on all who would not put in their best towards the furtherance of the Nigeria Police Reform,” Osayande said in the statement in which he announced the new promotions and as well as the dismissal of Zakari Biu.

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