The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the posting of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG John Ogbonaya Amadi, as Ag. DIG Department of Research and Planning, Force Headquarters, Abuja, and DIG representing South-East Geo-political zone.
According to a statement signed by the Force Ag spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the IGP has equally ordered the posting of CP Moronkeji Olusegun Adesina, as Commissioner of Police in charge of Ekiti State Police Command.
He said, “the new Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Research and Planning, Ag. DIG John Ogbonaya 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 prestigious University of Lagos.
“He has attended several professional courses both in Nigeria, and abroad. Some of these include the Advance Detective Course, Police Staff College, Jos, and the National Security Course, Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt.
“Acting DIG Amadi, who is a member of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), has held many Command positions including as Commissioner of Police at the Railway Police Command, Western Ports Authority, Lagos, and Airport Command, Lagos; Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Maritime, Lagos. Until his recent posting, he was a Directing Staff at the NIPSS, Kuru, Jos”.
CP Moronkeji Olusegun Adesina, who takes over the duties and responsibilities of the office of Commissioner of Police, Ekiti State Police Command, according to Adejobi, 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 bonafide member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Virginia, USA. Prior to his posting as CP Ekiti, he was the CP General Investigations, Force Criminal Investigations Department, Abuja.
“The Inspector-General of Police has charged the senior officers to put their best foot forward in ensuring top notch delivery of policing services to members of the public.
“The postings/redeployments are with immediate effect”, Adejobi stated.
The new Ekiti CP, Moronkeji Olusegun Adesina has assumed duty today, Monday, 4th of April, 2022.
CP Adesina in his remarks on assumption of office, according to the command spokesperson, ASP Abutu Sunday, said that community partnership and respect for human rights will be his guiding philosophy.
The Commissioner, Sunday said promised to partner with the military, paramilitary, intelligence agencies and communities to enhance knowledge, deepen mutual understanding and develop a tight security architecture in the State.
He appealed to members of the public to give maximum cooperation to the Police as the Command under his watch is determined to partner with the community in pursuing a more vigorous and effective community policing.