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FG sacks 21 AIGs, Mbu, Ringim affected – reports

02 July 2016, 10:33

Abuja – The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the retirement of 21 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIG) senior to the Acting Inspector-General of Police, reports said on Saturday. 

According to PM News, this was contained in a statement issued by Mr Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission in Abuja on Friday.

The affected AIGs were; Bala A Hassan, Yahaya Garba Ardo, Irmiya Yarima, Danladi Mshebwala, Tambari Mohammed, Bala Nasarawa, Musa Abdulsalam, Adisa Bolanta, Mohammed Gana, Umaru Manko and Lawal Tanko.

The others were Olufemi Adenike, Johson Ogunsakin, Adenrele Shinaba, James Caulcrick, Olufefemi Ogumbayod, Edgar Nanakumo, Kalafite Adeyemi, Patrick Dokumor, Joseph Mbu and Sabo Ringim.

The head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani said the Chairperson of the Commission, Mike Okiro congratulated the retired officers for their meritorious service to the nation and wished them well in their new endeavours, Punch said. 

Vanguard reported the new development came after an approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for a clean up to the top echelon of the force to pave way for a new order in the force that will lead to appointment of DIGs that are juniors to the IGP.

- News24 Nigeria


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