Ogun, Benue, Delta, Ondo, others get new CPs as PSC approves 12 appointments


The Police Service Commission has approved the appointment of 12 Commissioners of Police to different state commands across the country.

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The new Commissioners are Mohammed Gumel, posted to Kano State Command; Haruna Garba, Federal Capital Territory Command; Tajudeen Abass, Delta State Command; Oladimeji Olarewaju, Ogun State Command; Taiwo Jesubiyi, Ondo State Command; and Julius Okoro, Benue State Command.

Others are Romokere Ibiani, Bayelsa State Command,; Mohammed Bunu, Yobe State Command; Garba Yusuf, Kaduna State Command; Garba Ahmed, Zamfara State Command; Hayatu Ali, Sokoto State Command; and Aliyu Musa, Katsina State Command.

The development was revealed by the spokesperson for the PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, in a statement.

Ani added, “The chairman of the PSC, Solomon Arase, retired Inspector-General of Police, called for greater dedication to national duty from the new state command commissioners.

Arase said the new posting comes with a lot of commitment and innovativeness and demands total loyalty to the Nigerian nation.

“He noted that at this national transition period, the new state command commissioners must brace up for challenges in the course of their duties. The PSC chairman said they should quickly settle down to duty and tackle the security challenges in their respective states of posting.

“He said the commission will monitor their stewardship in their various state commands and ensure that they do not derail from established rules and regulations. He wished them well and promised the commission’s support at all times,” Ani added.