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INSECURITY: IGP Adamu redeploys CP of troubled Kaduna state, 5 others

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Following the growing issues of insecurity in Kaduna and other states of the federation, acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered immediate redeployment of Commissioner of Police (CP), Kaduna command, Ahmed Abdulrahaman, and five others.

The IGP announced CP Aji Ali Janga, who until now was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Bauchi State, as the new helmsman in Kaduna Command.

In a statement on its official Twitter handle, the Nigerian Police said the development was part of efforts aimed at ‘rejigging’ the fight against armed banditry, kidnapping and other sundry crimes across the nation, particularly in Kaduna and other contiguous States.

“The IGP has ordered the immediate redeployment of the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command, CP Ahmed Abdulrahaman from the state to the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja. CP Aji Ali Janga, who until now was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Bauchi State, takes over as the new helmsman in Kaduna Command.”

Other commissioners of police affected by the recent redeployment exercise include: CP Habu Sani Ahmadu, former CP Intelligence, who is now posted to Bauchi Command; CP Omololu Shamsudeen Bishi is redeployed from Benue State Police Command to the Central Criminal Registry (CCR), Alagbon Lagos; while CP Mukadas Mohammed Garba moves from the Office of the NSA to Benue State Command as the new Commissioner of Police in charge of the state; the erstwhile CP in charge of CCR Alagbon, Lagos has now been moved to Force Headquarters, Abuja as the CP in charge of Armament.

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Meanwhile, the IGP has charged the newly posted/redeployed Commissioners of Police and other strategic commanders nationwide to take urgent steps towards initiating and implementing concrete crime prevention strategies aimed at re-dominating and reclaiming the public space under their watch from the activities of monstrous criminal elements in society.

According to the statement, the postings take immediate effect.

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