Police name new commissioner for Lagos
IGP Mohammed Adamu

The Police Service Commission on Wednesday announced the redeployment of Commissioners of Police across Nigeria ahead of the country’s 2019 elections.

Spokesman for the police commission made this known in a statement, nine days to Nigeria’s presidential election.

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To this end, Mu’azu Zubairu officially takes over from Imohimi Edgal as the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, while Kayode Egbetokun, who has acted as Commissioner of Police in Lagos, has been appointed as the Commissioner of Police in Kwara state.

Egbetokun had worked with chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu as chief security officer before he became the commandant of Police Training School, Ikeja, Lagos.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of the police commission Musiliu Smith has asked the understated Commissioners of Police to proceed immediately to their new commands ahead of the polls.

Full list of redeployed police commissioners 

Buba Sanusi, Katsina
Mohammed Wakili, Kano
Rabiu Ladodo, Jigawa
Ahmed Iliyasu, Ogun
Mu’azu Zubairu, Lagos
Ibrahim Sabo, Niger
Alkassam Sanusi, Taraba
Garba Mukaddas, Adamawa
Omololu Bishi, Benue
Bola Longe, Nasarawa
Isaac Akinmoyede, Plateau
Odumosu Hakeem, Edo
Olushola David, Bayelsa
Adeleke Yinka, Delta
Austin Agbonlahor, Cross Rivers
Bashir Makama, Akwa Ibom
Awosola Awotunde, Ebonyi
Belel Usman, Rivers
Bello Makwashi, Gombe
Abdulrahman Ahmed, Kaduna
Bala Ciroma, FCT
Hakeem Busari, Kogi
Asuquo Amba, Ekiti
Galadanchi Dasuki, Imo
Suleiman Balarabe, Enugu
Dandaura Mustapha, Anambra
Etim Okon, Abia
Ibrahim Kaoje, Sokoto
Celestine Okoye, Zamfara
Garba Danjuma, Kebbi
Abiodun Ige, Osun
Undie Adie, Ondo
Olukolu Shina, Oyo
Ali Janga, Bauchi
Damian Chukwu, Borno
Sumonu Abdulmalik, Yobe

Kayode Egbetokun, Kwara

This year’s Presidential election is scheduled to hold on Saturday, February 16, 2019, alongside National Assembly polls.

While the governorship election and State Houses of Assembly elections are scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019.