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The Inspector General of Police Alkali Baba has cancelled the deployment of Feleye Olaleye as Kano commissioner of police.
The IGP instead posted CP Ahmed Kontagora to lead the command during the Governorship and State Assembly elections in the state.
On March 8, the IGP reversed the deployment of CP Balarabe Sule, a former chief security officer to the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, following protests over the officer’s alleged partisanship.
But in a signal released on Monday with reference number TH.5361/FS/FHQ/ABJ/SUB.6/144, the IGP maintains the posting of CP Ita Lazarus Uko-Udom to Kano Central, with DCP Umar Iya serving as his second-in-command, Daily Nigerian reports.
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Mr Alkali also maintained the posting of DCP Abdulkadir El-Jamel to supervise Albasu, Gaya, Rogo, Takai, Ajingi, Garko, Wudil and Sumaila Local Government Areas.
For Rano, Bebeji, Bunkure, Doguwa, Kiru, Kibiya Tudunwada Local Government Areas of Kano South, the IGP maintained the posting of DCP Adamu Ngojin.
The IGP also maintained the posting of DCP Abaniwonda Olufemi to Kano North, with ACP Adamu Sambo serving as his second-in-command.
According to the new signal, DCP Auwal Musa will maintain his position as DC CID, while DCP Aminu Maiwada is replaced with DCP Nuhu Darma as DC Operations at the Kano command.