In a sweeping move to overhaul the operations of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar has ordered the immediate transfer of Deputy commissioners of police, including the Force Police Public Relations Officer, FPPRO, Mr Olusola Emmanuel Amore and assistant commissioners of police across the country.
The mass transfer LEADERSHIP learnt from police sources may not be unconnected with the call for the IG to make the police force responsive to security demands in the wake of increasing terrorism and other violent crimes.
The Deputy Commissioners of Police were drawn from the various commands and formations in the country and are expected to resume duties in their new commands by next week.
The mass transfer made known in a release posted on the force website affected a total of 91 senior officers. 38 deputy commissioners of police and 53 assistant commissioners were moved from their previous stations.
Meanwhile, the spokesman of the force Mr. Olusola Amore, a deputy commissioner of police was sent to Calabar, the Cross River State capital as Deputy Commissioner in charge of operations while his immediate predecessor, Mr.Emmanuel Ojukwu an assistant commissioner of police was sent to take charge of Abuja zone 7 CID.
Deputy Commissioner of police Mr. Wilson Inalegwu who benefited from the recent promotion exercise carried out by the IG was given charge of the presidential and VIP movement.