IGP Decorates Egbetokun, Mba and 56 Senior Police Officers


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, today, Thursday, 6th April, 2023, tasked newly decorated 58 Senior Police Officers on the Presidential Police Reform Agenda

The IGP gave the directive during the decoration of One (1) DIG, twenty-four (24) newly promoted Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) and thirty three (33) Commissioner of Police (CPs) at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The decoration of the AIGs is the first phase in the decoration exercise of a total of Fifty-Eight (58) Senior Police Officers recently approved by the Police Service Commission following their recommendation by the IGP.

Addressing the 58 Senior Officers, the IGP said that the promotion exercise was based basically on seniority and merit charged the new Officers to justify their new ranks by deploying their wealth of experience in their new areas of operations.

Those decorated today are, Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) Adeolu Olukayode Egbetokun, mni, who was until his promotion the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 7, Abuja; twenty-four (24) Assistant Inspectors-General of Police including AIGs Matthew Akinyosola, Jonathan Towuru, Abiodun Alabi, Akande Sikiru, Abimbola Shokoya, Yekini Ayoku, Olofu Adejoh, Aliyu Garba, Idrisu Dabban, Yusuf Usman, Haladu Ros-Amson, Babaita Ishola, Alexander Wannang, Ari Muhammed, Mamman Sanda, Sadiq Abubakar, Frank Mba, Benjamin Okolo, Oyediran Oyeyemi, Babaji Sunday, Arungwa Udo, Yusuf Chiromawa, and thirty-three Commissioners of Police. 

Dignitaries at the event were the is the paramount ruler of Yewa in Ogun State, HRM Oba Dr. Kehinde Olugbenle, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, CFR; Chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Haliru Jika; Chairman, House Committee on Police Affairs, Hon. Bello Kumo; Former Governor of Zamfara State, Ahmad Sani Yerima; the POWA President, Hajia Hajara Usman Alkali Baba, and Others.

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