IGP Adamu appoints new DIGs

Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu, has on Monday, January 28, appointed six new deputy inspectors-general of police.

The new DIGs who were elevated from assistant inspectors-general are Usman Tilli Abubakar, Abdulmaji Ali, Taiwo Frederick Lakanu and Godwin Nwobodo. Also the two new DIGs who were elevated from the rank of police commissioners are: Ogbizi Michael and Michael Lamorde.

Premium Times reports that Usman Tilli Abubakar joined the police from Kebbi state in February 1976 while Abdulmaji Ali, joined the police from Niger state in February 1986.

According to the report, Taiwo Frederick Lakanu, joined the police from Lagos state in February 1986 and Godwin Nwobodo, joined the police from Enugu state in 1984.

The two new DIGs, Ogbizi Michael, was a former Abia state police commissioner, and Michael Lamorde, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from Adamawa state. According to the news outlet, their respective portfolios would be announced later by the Police Service Commission.

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