Major Shake-Up Among Police Public Relations Officers

The appointment of new Police Public Relations Officers and the redeployment of some existing ones have been authorized by IGP Alkali Baba Usman.

The redeployments and new appointments, which affected 15 Officers, according to a signal signed by the Force Secretary, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Habu A. Sani and dated May 25, 2023, affected, CSP Isah Gambo, spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, who has now been moved to Zone 4, Katsina; Stifanu Sunday Bako, PRO of Zone 7, Abuja, now to serve in the Force Criminal Investigation Department; SP Ihunwo Joseph of Zone 13, who is now PRO Zone 13; SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, PRO Ogun State, now moved to Oyo State; and a new appointee, SP Odutola Omolola Tawakalitu, who now heads the Ogun State public relations office.

Others affected include DSP Mustapha Bello Abdulkadir of the Force Public Relations Office, now PRO Zone 7, Abuja; ASP Shehu Suleiman of Zone 14 in Katsina State, now to head the Katsina State Police Command public relations office; new appointee serving in Katsina State, ASP Abubakar Sodiq Aliyu, is now PRO Katsina State Command; ASP Hussain Suleiman of POLAC, is now PRO POLAC; ASP Ewhubare Ovie Kenneth of Imo State Command, is now FPRO (PCB); ASP Chinaka Chioma Maureen, is now the spokesperson of the Abia State Command and ASP Yazid Abubakar of Zamfara State Command, who is now to serve as the spokesperson of the Command.

Others are, ASP Aladejare Adebola of the Ondo State Command, now appointed to serve in the Office of the Force Public Relations Officer in charge of Social Media, and ASP Ekpenyong Essien from Edo State, to oversee Dawn Newspaper in the Office of the FPRO.