IGP orders postings of 86 DCPs, 206 ACPs
.. promises improved policing
By Bose Adelaja
CITIZENS COMPASS – AS a way of improving Policing system across the country, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, CFR, has ordered the strategic posting of 86 Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCP’s) and 206 Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACP’s) to various zonal commands, state commands and formations across the nation.
This was confirmed in a statement signed by Force spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Saturday, May 6, 2023.
He said this is to deputize other senior ranking officers in the discharge of critical administrative, investigative, and operational policing duties for an effective and citizen-led policing system nationwide.
According to him, the IGP, while reiterating the commitment of the Force’s leadership to continually embark on initiatives to improve internal security in Nigeria, has charged the newly posted officers to ensure a strategic display of experience, commitment to service, respect for fundamental rights, and evolve effective strategies for crime control.
Similarly, he tasked them with the achievement of the Force’s strategic policy objectives, the utmost level of professionalism, community-oriented public service, and compliance with the rule of law.
” The Inspector-General of Police has assured the general public of unhindered drives in all areas to effectively police Nigeria and strengthen our internal security in line with the Police mandate and call to duty for the betterment of our dear nation.
”He reiterated the commitment of the Force leadership towards improving policing services in all areas to meet up with contemporary policing ideals.’ ‘ He said.