New officers have been appointed by the IGP to direct police affairs at headquarters.
New postings have been approved by Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.
The IGP approved the appointment of Sanusi Lemu as Deputy Inspector General, Department of Operations while Usman Alkali Baba becomes an Assistant Inspector-General, acting DIG, Finance and Administration.
The promotion followed the retirement of DIG Abdulmajid Ali and DIG Abduldahiru Danwawu.
Lemu holds a BA(Ed) in Political Science and attended professional courses, including Intermediate Command Course, Senior Command Course, and Peacekeeping Training Course.
He is a member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos.
The Niger-born cop was Commissioner of Police, Kaduna and Bauchi Police Commands.
Until now, he was the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charge of Zonal Headquarters (Zone-12), Bauchi.
Baba holds a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) and a BA(Ed) in Political Science.
A fellow of the National Defence College and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Baba has attended several professional courses/workshops.
He was at different times AIG Zone-4 Makurdi, Zone-7 Abuja, Commissioner of Police FCT and Delta Commands.
Until now, the Yobe-born officer was the Force Secretary.
The IGP has appointed AIG Mustapha Dandaura as the new Force Secretary and a member of the Force Management Team.
Dandaura joined the Police on March 3, 1990. He holds a Master of Science Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in History from the Bayero University, Kano.
Until now, he was the Force Provost Marshal, Force Headquarters, Abuja. The AIG served as Commissioner of Police Rivers, Anambra and Railway Police Commands.