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IGP orders posting, redeployment of senior police officers


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of AIG Adeleye Olusola Oyebade and AIG Ibrahim A. Lamorde to the Department of Research and Planning and Directorate of Intelligence, Force Headquarters, Abuja respectively.

This is due to the recent presidential approval for the re-organization of the Nigeria Police Force which included the creation of an additional department – the Directorate of Intelligence – and the expansion of the police zonal structure from 12 to 17 and the creation of two (2) additional FCID annexes.


Prior to this posting, AIG Adeleye Olusola Oyebade was a Directing Staff at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos while AIG Lamorde, a former Chairman of the EFCC was the AIG in-charge of Force Intelligence.

The IGP has equally ordered the positing of the following Senior Police Officers to the five (5) new Police Zonal Commands as follows:

i. AIG Zone 13 Ukpo-Dunukofia (Awka) – AIG Dan-Mallam Mohammed, fdc

ii. AIG Zone 14 Katsina – AIG Rabiu Yusuf

iii. AIG Zone 15 Maiduguri – AIG Lawal Ado

iv. AIG Zone 16 Yenagoa – AIG Austine I. Agbonlahor, fdc

v. AIG Zone 17 Akure – AIG David Oyebanji Folawiyo, mni

“In the same vein, CP Asuquo A.A Amba, former Commissioner of Police, Ekiti Command takes charge as AIG of the new FCID Annex Gombe; CP Olafimihan A. Adeoye, former CP Federal-SARS takes charge as the AIG FCID Annex Enugu while CP Uche J. Anozie, fsi, former CP Cross River takes charge as AIG FCID Annex Lagos.

The IGP charged the affected Senior Officers to bring their wealth of experience to bear in their new places of assignment.

“They are to ensure that policing is brought closer to the people and work with relevant stakeholders to tackle crime and improve on policing services across the country.

The postings/redeployments are with immediate effect.


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