The newly promoted Deputy Inspectors General of Police have been decorated at a colourful ceremony at the Force Headquarters, Abuja formally decorated with their new ranks.
Thereafter, the seven (7) DIGs were immediately inducted into the Force Management Team during the maiden meeting of the FMT held in the office of Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.
Meanwhile, the new DIGs have been posted to their new departments and directorates as follows:
DIG Usman Tilli Abubakar – Department of Finance and Administration
DIG Abdulmajid Ali – Department of Operation
DIG Frederick Taiwo Lakanu – Department of Logistics and Supply
DIG Anthony Ogbizi Michael – Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department
DIG Yakubu Jubrin – Department of Training and Development
DIG Aminchi S. Baraya – Department of Research and Planning
DIG Godwin C. Nwobodo – Department of Information and Communication Technology.
Adamu said at the inauguration: “No organisation rises above the quality, competence and dedication of its management team as well as the depth of the goals set for the organisation.”
He urged the new DIGs to justify the confidence reposed in them by the Police Service Commission, the Nigeria Police Force, as well as the Government and people of Nigeria.
The ceremony had in attendance the Police Service Commission Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Smith; other members of the Police Service Commission; Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau; members of the National Assembly; retired IGP Ogbonnaya Onovo; Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar A. Bagudu; family members of the newly promoted officers; and other dignitaries.