The new appointments follow the recommendation of the commissioners to the Police Service Commission and its subsequent approval.

The affected officers are: Johnson Kokumo, the Commissioner of Police, Armament; he is now in charge of the Edo Command; David Akinremi, the Commissioner of Police and Deputy Force Secretary, is now in charge of the Taraba Command.

Others are Garba  Umar, redeployed from Bayelsa  Command to Anambra Command and Lawan Ado, Commissioner of Police, General Investigation, FCIID, is now to head the Kwara Command.

The new deployments are expected to boost security levels across the federation while improving officers relations with members of the public.