Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu has been appointed as Commissioner of Police for Lagos State.
Okay.ng understands that Odumosu will take over from AIG Zubairu Muazu, who is now promoted to an assistant inspector-general of police.
Edgal Imohimi, a former police commissioner of Lagos, is now the head of Ogun state police command; while Akpan Nkereuwen is the new police commissioner in Cross River; Kenneth Ebrimson, commissioner of police in Akwa Ibom, and Lawal Jimeta is in charge of Edo police command.
Ahmadu Sani Habu will take charge of Kano as the new commissioner, while Sule Maku Philip is now the new commissioner in Bauchi.
Mohammed Adamu, the inspector-general of police, in a statement on Thursday charged the newly posted officers to ensure the consolidation and improvement on the gains of their predecessors in the areas of public safety and crime-fighting.
He also directed the new commissioners of police to work with “relevant stakeholders” in adopting aggressive, proactive and community-based crime prevention strategies to combat crime in their areas of responsibility.