The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate redeployment of the Commissioner of Police in charge of Kaduna State, CP Ahmed Abdulrahaman, and five others.

CP Abdulrahaman who has been posted to Force Intelligence Bureau at the Force headquarters, will be replaced by CP Aji Janga, who was the CP Bauchi State.

The IG in a statement by the Force Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba in Abuja on Wednesday stated the redeployment was part of efforts aimed at rejigging the fight against armed banditry, kidnapping and other sundry crimes across the nation, particularly in Kaduna and other contiguous States.

The statement reads: “The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate redeployment of the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command, CP Ahmed Abdulrahaman from the State to the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

“CP Aji Ali Janga, who until now was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Bauchi State, takes over as the new helmsman in Kaduna Command.”

“Other Commissioners of Police affected by the recent redeployment exercise include: CP Habu Sani Ahmadu, former CP Intelligence, who is now posted to Bauchi Command.

“CP Omololu Shamsudeen Bishi is redeployed from Benue State Police Command to the Central Criminal Registry (CCR), Alagbon Lagos.

“CP Mukadas Mohammed Garba moves from the Office of the National Security Adviser to Benue State Command as the new Commissioner of Police.

“The erstwhile CP in charge of CCR Alagbon, Lagos has now been moved to Force Headquarters, Abuja as the CP in charge of Armament.”

The IGP charged the newly posted CPs and other strategic commanders nationwide to take urgent steps towards initiating and implementing concrete crime prevention strategies aimed at re-dominating and reclaiming the public space under their watch from the activities of monstrous criminal elements in society.

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