The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a fresh round of redeployment involving the Senior Police Officers initially deployed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, .
The 16 affected Senior Officers include 8 Assistant Commissioners of Police, ACPs, and 8 Chief Superintendents of Police, CSPs. Those affected include Zonal Heads of the EFCC, in Lagos, Abuja, and Benin.
All the 8 CSPs were redeployed from the EFCC, to various Police Commands, while the 8 ACPs were also deployed to various Commands, with sources saying that they are all being deployed from the EFCC.
The redeployment contained in two different memos from the Police Headquarters, are to take immediate effect.
“The Inspector-General of Police has ordered the de-secondment of the following Officers from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to Zonal Command/Formation indicated in their names below”, read the first memo dated August 4, and addressed to the Assistant Inspectors-General of the various Police zones.
The CSPs, according to the document are: “Abudulliahi Lawal, from the EFCC, transferred to Maiduguri, Borno State; Hamisu Dan-Usman, transferred to Yenegoa, Bayelsa State.
“Malafiya Yakubu, transferred to Akwa Ibom State; Muhammed Akali, transferred to Akure, Ondo State; Dennis Nwanolue, transferred to Katisina State; Umar Babaginda, transferred to Bayelsa State.
“Abudulliahi Muhammed, transferred to Interpol; Ibrahim Aliyu, transferred to Maiduguri, Borno State; Usman Imam transferred to Bayelsa State; Akaniyenin Ezima, transferred to Ondo State; Mohammed Rabo, transferred to Ondo State; Durba Dugun, transferred to Katsina State.
“Ibrahim Bappa, transferred to Katsina State; Lawrence Iwodi, transferred to Ondo State; Ibrahim Maringa, transferred to Akwa Ibom State; and Aminu Aliyu, transferred to Borno State.”
The 8 ACPs redeployed, according to the second memo, include Usman Imam, Akaninyene Ezima, Mohammed Rabo, Garba Dungun, Ibrahim Bappa, Lawrence Iwodi, Ibrahim Miringa, and Aminu Aliyu.
Senior Police Officers usually occupy Senior positions at the EFCC, while others serve as Investigators. Junior Police Officers serve as Security Officials at EFCC buildings and facilities, and also as a Security cover for EFCC Operatives, when they go for arrests of suspects.