The Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted 40 deputy commissioners of police (DCP) and two assistant commissioners to the rank of commissioners of police.
Ikechukwu Ani, PSC spokesperson, in a statement on Friday, said the commission also promoted two commissioners of police — Abdul Yari Lafia and Rudouf Echebi — to the rank of assistant inspector of police (AIG).
“The new commissioners of police are; Adebola Ayinde Hamzat, presently DCP, SCID, Ondo state command; Idegwu Basil Okuoma, DCP federal operations, force headquarters Abuja; Zachariah Dera Achinyan, National Defence College Abuja; Sule Balarebe, DCP DFA, Sokoto state command; Zango Ibrahim Baba, DCP SFU, FCIID Annex, Lagos; Maiyaki Mohammed Baba, DCP Admin, Kebbi state command; Ishiaku Mohammed, DCP finance force headquarters; Margret Agebe Ochalla, team leader, IGP monitoring unit and presently gender coordinator of the Nigeria Police Force; Benneth Igwe, DCP OPs FCT command and Mohammed Abdul Suleiman, second in command, Force Education Officer,” the statement reads.
“Others are; Ajala Elijah Ayoola, DCP FMIU, Lagos; Romokere Godsgift Ibani, DCP SCID, Abia state command; Akika Augustine, deputy commandant, Police College, Ikeja; Peter W. Wagbara, DCP Admin, Rivers state command; Ogundare Dare Emmanuel, DCP SCID, Kebbi state command; Chris Omonzokpea Aimionowane, DCP Ops zone 13 Ukpo; Augustina Nwuka Ogbodo, former DCP admin, FCT command and presently in FCIID, Abuja; Polycarp Chilaka Dibia, DCP zone 6 Benin;
“Others are; Ogunrinde Banji, DCP force CID, Annex Lagos; Sybil Olufunmilayo Akinfenwa, DCP Homicide, FCIID annex Lagos; Ita Lazarus Uko-Udom DCP DFA zone 12 Bauchi; Samuel Titus Musa, DCP SCID, Enugu state command and Ochogwu Abbas Ogbeh, second-in-command, force legal.
“The newly promoted commissioners also include; John Ayuba Babangida, DCP DFA, Ekiti state command; Kayode Adetunmbi, DCP Ops, zone 9 Umuahia; Aderemi Olufemi Adeoye, DCP OPs Anambra state command; Dayo Ariyo, DCP border patrol; Stephen Olarewaju, DCP, DFA, Nasarawa state command; Remigius Okwor, DCP, DCP force headquarters police accounts and budget annex Lagos; Kenechukwu Onwuemelie, DCP SCID, Ogun state command;
“Other are; Fayodade Adegoke Mustapha, DCP SCID Lagos state command; Adegboyega Funsho Adegboye, DCP OPs Ondo state command; Umar Shehu Nadada, DCP OPs Nasarawa state command; Mustapha Mohammed Bala, DCP SCID Imo state Command; Taiwo Olatunde Adeleke, DCP OPs PAP western command Lagos; Ibrahim Abdullahi, DCP general investigation FIICD; Akinwale Adeniran, DCP DFA, zone 8 Lokoja;
“Mamman Dauda, DCP OPs Zamfara State Command; Mohammed Bala Labbo, DCP Communication, Kebbi State Command; Umaru Madaki, DCP Nursing, Kano State Command; Nkechi Eze, O/C medical Rivers state command and Garba Emmanuel Nzukwen, O/C medical, Taraba state command.”