– 17 Other CPs Promoted To AIGs and 33 DCPs to CPs
The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of Abia State Commissioner of Police, Chris Okey Ezike and 17 other commissioners of Police (CPs) to Assistant Inspector General of Police, (AIG).
Also, 33 deputy commissioners of Police were promoted to the substantive rank of Commissioner of Police.
These follows the appointment and decoration of Alhaji Muhammed Abubakar Adamu as the Acting Inspector General of Police by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The announcement of the former Imo Police Boss, Chris Okey Ezike as the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) emanate from the decisions of the 4th Plenary Meeting of the Police Service Commission held in Abuja on the 28th and 29th of January, 2019 and presided over by its Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector-General of Police.
The new AIGs are; Maurice A. Yusuf; Ibrahim A. Lamorde, former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC; Murtala Usman Mani, Wilson A. Inalegwu, a former CP, FCT; Dibal Paul Yakadi; Haruna Huzi, Mshelia; Mohammad A. Mustafa; Hyelashinda Kimo Musa, former CP, FCT, Ebonyi and Akwa Ibom Commands; Adeleye Olusola Oyebade, a former Oyo State Command CP.
Others are Olusola Kamar Subair; Basen Dapiya Gwana; David Oyebanji Folawiyo; Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim; Nkpa N. Inakwu; Chris Okey Ezike, until now CP, Abia State; Moses Ambakina Jitoboh; D.M Obembe and Wilson O. Akhiwu, renown pathologist.
The new CPs are; Uche J. Anozia; Nwamhi Felix Yame; Mohammed Abdulmumini Gimba; Musa Adze; Philip Sule Maku; Umaru Haruna Miringa; Usman Sule Gomna; Adamu Usman; Daniel Sokari-Pedro; Ahmed Mohammed Azare; Adamu Saleh Jajeri; Maigana Alahi Sani; Audu Adamu Madaki and Dajuma Mohammed Lawal.
Others are; Ibrahim Sani Ka’oje; John Ogbonnaya Amadi; Ede Ayuba Ekpeji; Mohammed Bagega; Bello Makwashi; Buba Sanusi; Suleiman Balarabe; Rabiu Ladodo; Ndatsu Aliyu Mohammed; Yunusa Edwin Ogwuche; Cyril I. Okoro; Awosola Awotunde; Ayodele Andrew Olatunji; Garuba Danjuma; Bello Sani Dalijan; Imaikop Asuquo Okpongkpong and Sahabo Abubakar Yahaya.
Others are; Jerome E. Bentem; Idris Nagoyo; Ibrahim A. Gora and Edna Obiageri Ugbebor.
A statement by Ikechukwu Ani, Head of Press and Public Relations quoted the Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Smith, saying the nation is looking up to these newly promoted senior Police Officers to bring their wealth of experience to bear on the myriad of security problems facing our country especially now that “we are counting down to the 2019 General Elections”.
He said they should reciprocate government’s good intentions by rededicating themselves to the service of their fatherland.
Ifeanyicy.com gathered that the newly promoted AIG Chris Okey Ezike who hails from Anambra State is a good man who has continued to serve his fatherland creditably. The gentleman, Okey Ezike, a first class crime officer have served in various formation of the Nigeria police force and has discharged his calling with the fear of God, professionalism and integrity.
Okey Ezike has been posted to Zone 4 Police formation, Makurdi, Benue State.