To tackle recent crime wave in the South East States of the Country, the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali has taken steps to rejig the Security architecture of the force commands in the zone
Starting with Anambra, the Inspector General of Police has ordered the posting of CP Christopher Owolabi as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of the State Police
CP Chris Owolabi takes over from CP Monday Bala Kuryas, who has been redeployed to the Anti-Fraud Section of the Force Headquarters Annex, Lagos.
In the same vein, the IGP has ordered the posting of other strategic and tactical commanders within the zones.
A total of two Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs), fourteen Assistant Commissioners of Police and other mid-level officers were affected.
Statement signed by CP Frank Mba, the Force Spokesman, stated that the deployment of the new CP is part of the ongoing efforts at re-ordering, overhauling and strengthening the security and policing architecture in Anambra State and other States of the South-East and South-South geo-political zones of the country.
This measure according to the statement is ultimately designed to improve the operational efficiency of the commands and enhance public safety and security.
The Inspector General of Police charged the new Commissioner of Police in Anambra State to take adequate measures in consolidating and improving on the gains of his predecessor.