The acting Inspector-General of Police,Usman Baba, has approved the posting of AIG Hafiz Inuwa, as the Force Secretary and a member of the Force Management Team.
The IGP also approved the re-appointment of CP Frank Mba and Ag. CP Idowu Owohunwa as the Force Public Relations Officer and Principal Staff Officer to the IGP, respectively.
A statement on Friday by Mba said Inuwa takes over from AIG Mustapha Dandaura, who has been redeployed to the Zone 7 Police Headquarters, Abuja.
Inuwa holds a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration and prior to his appointment as the Force Secretary, he was the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone-13 Ukpo -Dunukofia in Awka, Anambra State, covering Anambra and Enugu State Police Commands.
He also previously served as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Delta and Cross River states, amongst other strategic positions. He is a member of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos.
Mba, a lawyer and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, is also an alumnus of the University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom, where he earned a Master’s degree in Law.
He is being re-appointed as the Force Public Relations Officer for the third time.
Owohunwa, the re-appointed Principal Staff Officer to the IGP holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice Studies and Policing from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.
He was the PSO-IGP between 2015 and 2016, and to the immediate past IG. The re-appointment marks the third time he is holding the position as the PSO.
In the same vein, the IGP has ordered the posting of the following officers; CSP Idris Abdullahi Abubakar as the PSO II to the IGP, SP Isah Abdulhamid as PA-IGP, SP Nura Hanga as Secretary – IGP, amongst other personal aides.