New DIGs Wear Ranks, Task On Community-Based Policing

The Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun on Thursday, September 7th, 2023, at the IGP Smart Conference Hall, Louis Edet House, Force Headquarters, Abuja, was joined by members of the Force Management Team, to decorate four newly promoted Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs).

They were promoted following the retirement of the DIGs representing their respective geo-political zones.

The decorated officers are DIG Usman D. Nagogo, DIG Daniel Sokari-Pedro, DIG Ibrahim Sani Kaoje, and DIG Ede Ayuba Ekpeji.


The occasion was graced by the esteemed presence of several dignitaries, including the Chief Judge of Sokoto State, His Lordship, Justice Mohammed Saidu Sifawa; former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Faruk Yahaya, CFR; the President, African Military Sports Council, Major General Abdullahi Maikano; MD/CEO Nigeria Police Mortgage Bank, Abubakar Suleiman; and others.

According to the Force Police Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi quoted the IGP Egbetokun charged the newly decorated officers to key into the policy drives and mission statement of his administration and tasked them to exercise supervisory roles over their respective geo-political zones for effective and efficient policing.

Post Author: Friday Ekeoba