- The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of AIGs Frank Mba and Bala Ciroma as Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIG)
DIG Ciroma will replace DIG Ali Janga, who has retired from service and had represented the North-east geo-political zone in the police management team. DIG Mba will represent the South-east zone and replace retired DIG John Amadi, who before his retirement represented the zone.
The commission also approved the promotion of 14 Commissioners of Police (CP) to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIG) and 22 Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCP) to the substantive rank of Commissioners.
The new AIGs are CP Abubakar Lawal, CP Alhassan Aminu, CP Abdul Umar, CP Shettima Zannah, CP Ebong Eyibio Ebong, CP Adepoju Ayiinde Ilori and CP Okon Okon Effiong. Others are CP Echeng Eworo Echeng, CP Susan Ukpanukiema Horsfall; CP Bankole Lanre Sikiru, CP Oladimeji Yomi Olarewaju; CP Sani Gwarzo and CP Odama Paul Ojeka.
The 22 DCPs promoted to the rank of Commissioners are DCP Abibo Deinma Reuben, DCP Thomas Abraham Nabhoni, DCP Wakil Abdul Salamai, DCP Enyinnaya Inonachi, DCP Ronke Nurat Okunade, DCP Adekunle Ismail Olusokan, DCP Hassan Abdu Yabnet, DCP Festus Chinedu Oko, DCP Aminu Baba Raji and DCP Omolara Ibidun Oluntola. Others are DCP Akoh Benedict Gabriel, DCP Alamutu Abiodun Mustapha, DCP Bafda Magaji Jahun