The Rivers State Commissioner Mbu Joseph Mbu has been redeployed by the Police Service Commission and replaced with Tunde Ogunsakin, who was previously in charge of the Special Fraud Unit division in Ikoyi.
The controversial police chief has been in the public spotlight for months due to the political crisis in Rivers state, in which he was said to have sided with forces opposed to the Governor, Rotimi Amaechi.
According to the Nation, also affected by the redeployment, as released by the PSC on Thursday are – Ambrose Aisabo who is now the Commissioner in charge of Kwara State; Felix Uyanya is new Commissioner for Ekiti State and Abdulmajid Ali moves to Imo State as Commissioner.
Similarly, Benjamin Onwuka is new Commissioner of Police in charge of Kebbi State; Ibrahim Maishanu moves to Osun State as Commissioner of Police; Adamu Ibrahim has been moved to Abia.
Adenrele Shinaba moves to Katsina State Command as Commissioner; Umaru Shehu has been moved from Nasarawa to Kaduna as Commissioner of Police and A. J. Abakasanga is now in charge of Adamawa State Command.
Kalafite Adeyemi and Ibrahim Idris have been moved from the Force Headquarters, Abuja to Taraba and Nasarawa States respectively as Commissioners of Police.
Chairman of the PSC, Sir Mike Okiro, admonished the newly redeployed officers to put in their best in their new commands to ensure secure environment for the businesses and lives of the citizenry.
The redeployments were made in line with the recommendation of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar.
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