The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the deployment of Mr. Kayode Egbetokun, a former Chief Security Officer to former Governor Bola Tinubu of Lagos State as the Commissioner of Police for Kwara State, alongside 36 others.
Details of the approval and deployment are contained in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday by the Commission’s Spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani.
With the deployment Mr. Egbtokun will now police the elections in the home state of senate president, Bukola Saraki – one of Tinubu’s fiercest critics and rivals.
The elections begins next Saturday.
Egbetokun’s appointment and that of others followed recommendation by the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to the commission.
In Lagos State CP Mu’azu Zubairu, will take over from Imohimi Edgal as the new Commissioner of Police.
According to the Commission, the CPs are expected to resume immediately at their new Commands ahead of the 2019 general elections.
See below the Commissioners of Police and the states they are deployed: Buba Sanusi, Katsina State; Mohammed Wakili, Kano State; Rabiu Ladodo, Jigawa State; Ahmed Iliyasu, Ogun State; Mu’azu Zubairu, Lagos State; Ibrahim Sabo, Niger State; Alkassam Sanusi, Taraba State; Garba M. Mukaddas, Adamawa State; Omololu Bishi, Benue State; Bola Longe, Nassarawa State; Isaac Akinmoyede, Plateau State; Odumosu Hakeem, Edo State; Olushola David, Bayelsa State; Adeleke Yinka, Delta State; Austin Iwero Agbonlahor, Cross Rivers State; Bashir Makama, Akwa Ibom State; Awosola Awotunde, Ebonyi State; Belel Usman, Rivers State; Bello Makwashi, Gombe State and Abdulrahman Ahmed, Kaduna State.
Others are: Bala Ciroma, FCT; Egbetokun Kayode, Kwara State; Hakeem Busari, Kogi State; Asuquo Amba, Ekiti state; Galadanchi Dasuki, Imo State; Suleiman Balarabe, Enugu State; Dandaura Mustapha, Anambra State; Etim Ene Okon, Abia state; Ibrahim Kaoje, Sokoto state; Celestine Okoye, Zamfara State; Garba Danjuma, Kebbi State; Abiodun Ige, Osun State; Undie Adie, Ondo State; Olukolu Shina, Oyo State; Ali Janga, Bauchi State; Damian Chukwu, Bornu State and Sumonu Abdulmalik, Yobe State.