The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the redeployment of a former Assistant Inspector General of Police, Maritime, John Ogbonaya Amadi, as acting Deputy Inspector General, Research and Planning.
With the appointment, Amadi, is to represent South-East geo-political zone in the police force.
In a press statement by the acting Public Relations Officer, NPF, Muyiwa Adejobi, IGP equally ordered the posting of CP Moronkeji Olusegun Adesina, as Commissioner of Police in charge of Ekiti State Police Command.
The newly appointed Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Research and Planning, Ag. DIG John Ogbonaya Amadi, who hailed 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, 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.