The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate redeployment of the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command, CP Ahmed Abdulrahman to the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
He also directed the CP Aji Ali Janga, who until now was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Bauchi State, to take over as the new helmsman in Kaduna Command.
The Police spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday.
Mba said the development was part of the efforts aimed at rejigging the fight against armed banditry, kidnapping and other crimes across the nation, particularly in Kaduna and other contiguous States.
He further affirmed, “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 National Security Adviser 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”.
Meanwhile, the IGP, according to Mba also charged the newly posted and redeployed Commissioners of Police and other strategic commanders nationwide to take urgent steps towards initiating and implementing concrete crime prevention strategies.
He said the postings took immediate effect and that the new strategies are aimed at re-dominating and reclaiming the public space under their watch from the activities of monstrous criminal elements in society.
“IGP charges CPs Nationwide to Re-dominate and Re-claim Public Space from criminals,” he said.