The Acting Inspector General (IG) of Police, Mohammed Adamu, said in Benin City on Monday that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has contributed up to 80 per cent of the successes recorded by the Nigeria Police Force.
Adamu made the remark at the commencement of a three-day Human Rights Training Programme for officers of SARS in Edo.
The IG, represented by CP Abiodun Odube, Commissioner of Police in charge of Training and Development, said this was in spite of the protests by Nigerians against the activities of SARS.
He noted that one area of conflict between the public and SARS was in the area of human rights.
The IG said the training was, therefore, a holistic approach to enhance the performance of the squad.
He also said that the force was committed to the training and re-training of its officers and men across the country to respect the human rights of the citizens.
According to him, the training seeks to improve professionalism of officers, who are expected to take the training down to their subordinates and the rank-and-file.
He stressed that the training was part of a holistic reform to get police personnel adequately equipped to discharge their duties and win the trust of Nigerians.
Kano CP Apologises To NBA Over illegal Arrest
The Kano state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakili has on Thursday apologised to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over molestation and unlawful arrest of its members by policemen.
The apology came barely 24 hours to expiration of a 48-hour ultimatum by the Kano NBA to Wakili.
The Nation reports the NBA in a statement on Wednesday said armed policemen had molested and arrested its members working at an election petition secretariat.
The association also accused Wakili of being partisan in the discharge of his duty.
However, on receiving the information about the ultimatum, the commissioner appeared at the NBA secretariat on today to tender an unreserved apology.
Speaking to newsmen after the visit, Wakili said he decided to come by himself to say sorry after he investigated the incident that led to the arrest and detention of two lawyers.
“After receiving the complaint and even heard it through the media, I launched an investigation and found that they were unlawfully arrested.
“Therefore, I deemed it fit to go there myself and tender my apology. I am a Police man who discharges his duty within the concept of law,” he said.
The CP also urged the association and other people to challenge him whenever he goes contrary to law.
The state secretary of the association, Mujtaba Adamu-Ameen, commended the CP for the gesture, describing him as a professional and ethical cop.
“As you can see, the CP abided by our ultimatum. He came here and apologised. This show that he is a professional and disciplined Corp,” he said
2019 Election: Inspector General Police Redeploys AIGs, Commissioner
Following the decoration of newly promoted Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commissioners of Police at the Force Headquarters, today, 6th February, 2019, the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has ordered the posting and redeployment of the following Senior Police Officers to Zones, Formations and Commands as follows:
i. AIG Wilson A. Inalegwu – AIG Zone 9, Umuahia ii. AIG Abdul Dahiru Danwawo – AIG Maritime iii. AIG Adeyemi O. Ogunjemilusi, mni – Directing Staff NIPPS iv. AIG Maurice A. Yusuf – AIG Research and Planning v. AIG Ibrahim Lamorde, mni – AIG Force Intelligence Bureau vi. AIG Murtala Mani, mni – AIG FORCE CID vii. AIG Tijani Baba – AIG Zone 7, Abuja viii. AIG Dibal Yakadi, mni – AIG Zone 5, Benin ix. AIG Haruna Huzi Mshelia, mni – AIG Zone 3, Yola x. AIG Mohammed Mustapha – AIG Zone 10, Sokoto xi. AIG Musa A. Kimo – AIG Zone 6, Calabar xii. AIG Adeleye Olusola Oyebade, mni – AIG Zone 11, Osogbo xiii. AIG Basen Dapiya Gwana – AIG Zone 12, Bauchi xiv. AIG Karma Hosea Hassan – AIG Staff College, Jos xv. AIG Folawiyo David, mni – AIG Training & Development xvi. AIG Zana Ibrahim, mni – Commandant POLAC, Kano xvii. AIG Chris Ezike – AIG Zone 4, Makurdi xviii. AIG Moses A. Jitiboh, mni – AIG Investment, FHQ xix. CP Mu’azu Zubairu – CP Lagos State Command xx. CP Ahmed Iliyasu – CP Ogun State Command xxi. CP Mohammed Wakili – CP Kano State Command xxii. CP Austin Iwero Agbonlahor – CP Cross River Command xxiii. CP Damian Chukwu – CP Borno Command xxiv. CP Sumonu Abdulmalik – CP Yobe Command xxv. CP Asuquo Amba – CP Ekiti Command xxvi. CP Abiodun Ige – CP Osun Command xxvii. CP Ibrahim Sabo – CP Niger Command xxviii. CP Alkasim Sanusi – CP Taraba State xxix. CP Garba M. Mukaddas – CP Adamawa Command xxx. CP Omololu Bishi – CP Benue Command xxxi. CP Bola Longe – CP Nasarawa Command xxxii. CP Isaac Akinmoyede – CP Plateau Command xxxiii. CP Aminu I. Saleh – CP Bayelsa Command xxxiv. CP Adeleke Yinka – CP Delta Command xxxv. CP Bashir Makama – CP Akwa-Ibom Command xxxvi. CP Awosola Awotunde – CP Ebonyi Command xxxvii. CP Belel Usman – CP Rivers Command xxxviii.CP Bello Makwashi – CP Gombe Command xxxix. CP Abdulrahman Ahmed – CP Kaduna Command xl. CP Bala Ciroma – CP FCT Command xli. CP Akeem Busari – CP Kogi Command xlii. CP Galadinchi Dasuki – CP Imo Command xliii. CP Suleiman Balarabe – CP Enugu Command xliv. CP Dandaura Mustafa – CP Anambra Command xlv. CP Etim Ene Okon – CP Abia Command xlvi. CP Ibrahim Kaoje – CP Sokoto Command xlvii. CP Celestine Okoye – CP Zamfara Command xlviii. CP Garba Danjuma – CP Kebbi Command xlix. CP Undie Andie – CP Ondo Command l. CP Olukolu Sina – CP Oyo Command li. CP Ali Janga – CP Bauchi Command lii. CP Rabiu Ladodo – CP Jigawa Command liii. CP Buba Sanusi – CP Katsina Command liv. Ag. CP Egbetokun Kayode – CP Kwara Command lv. Ag. CP Odumosu Akeem – CP Edo CommandThe Inspector General of Police charges the AIGs and CPs to diligently and professionally discharge their duties according to the Laws, Rules and Regulations of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.The posting and the redeployment of the affected Senior Police Officers is with immediate effectACP FRANK MBA FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER FORCE HEADQUARTERS ABUJA
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