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IGP appoints John Amadi acting DIG

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the posting of Assistant Inspector-General of Police John Amadi as acting DIG, Department of Research and Planning, Force headquarters, Abuja, and DIG representing South-East geopolitical zone.

The IG equally ordered the posting of Mr Moronkeji Adesina as Commissioner of Police in charge of Ekiti State Police Command.

The redeployments are with immediate effect.

According to a statement on Monday by the acting force spokesman, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, Amadi, who hails from Ebonyi State, is a versatile police officer, with a Bachelor’s degree in Education (Biology) and a Master’s degree in Education both from the University of Lagos.

He has attended several professional courses both in Nigeria, and abroad, including the Advance Detective Course, Police Staff College, Jos, and the National Security Course, Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt.

Amadi, who is a member of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, has held many command positions, including as Commissioner of Police at the Railway Police Command, Western Ports Authority, Lagos, and Airport Command, Lagos; AIG in charge of Maritime, Lagos.

Until his recent posting, he was a Directing Staff at the NIPSS, Kuru, Jos.

The statement said, “Adesina, who takes over the duties and responsibilities of the office of Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State Police Command, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from the Ogun State University, now Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Calabar, Cross River State.

“He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Virginia, USA. Prior to his posting as CP Ekiti, he was the CP, General Investigations, Force Criminal Investigations Department, Abuja.”

The IG charged the senior officers to put in their best efforts in delivering quality policing services to the people.

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