PSC Approves Appointment And Posting Of 10 State Command CPs

The Police Service Commission has approved the appointment and posting of Commissioners of Police for 10 State Commands of the federation.

In a statement on Wednesday, 31st January 2024 signed by the Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, said that this is coming on the heels of the promotion of 14 Deputy Commissioners of Police to the Substantive rank of Commissioners.

The newly appointed State Commissioners of Police are Peter Ukachi Opara former Deputy Commissioner, Administration in Imo State who has been posted to Osun State; Olughemiga Emmanuel Adesina posted to Benue State; Akinwale Kunle Adeniran, mni, Ekiti state Command and Mohammed Umar Abba, Adamawa state Command.

CP Beneth Igwe mni has returned to the Federal Capital Territory Command as the Commissioner in charge of the Command. He was once DCP, OPs in the FCT Command; Abaniwonda Surajudeen Olufemi, CP Force Secretary’s office has been posted to Delta State Command; Ademola Waheed Ayilara, former DCP State CID Lagos Command heads the Akwa Ibom State Command; David Iloyanomon, former DCP Administration Anambra State Command has been posted to head Taraba State Command; Abayomi Oladipo Peter takes over Ondo State Command and Hassan Abdu Yabnet is now CP. Plateau State Command.

PSC Chairman, Dr. Solomon Arase, told the new Command CPs that the Commission will not accept any excuse for failure to give effective and efficient service.

He charged them to restore the confidence and morale of the Officers and men so that they could give off their best.

He assured that the Commission will continue to encourage them but warned that the security of lives and properties in their areas of jurisdiction should not be taken for granted.