IGP decorates 3 newly promoted DIGs

Newly promoted senior officers (L-R) DIG Zanna Ibrahim, mni, DIG Tijani Baba and DIG Moses Jitoboh, mni scaled

MOHAMMED Adamu, inspector general of police, IGP, on Monday, February 22, decorated three newly promoted deputy inspectors general. DIG, of Police.

Those decorated with their new ranks at the Force Headquarters are Tijani Baba, Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim, and Moses A. Jitoboh. Their promotion and subsequent decoration became necessary following the retirement of erstwhile DIGs from their respective geo-political zones.

The elevation of the senior officers is in acting capacity, a statement by Frank Mba, commissioner of police, CP, and Force public relations officer said.

The IGP alongside DIG Training decorating DIG Zanna Ibrahim, mni with his new rank

The new DIGs have also been posted to their new departments and directorates.

Baba was deployed to Directorate of Force Intelligence Bureau, DIG Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim, Department of Logistics and Supply and DIG Moses A. Jitoboh, Department of Research and Planning.

Realnews reports that before their elevation to the new rank, DIG Tijani Baba was the AIG in charge, Zones 9 Umuahia, 12 Bauchi, 7 Abuja and 8 Lokoja, respectively.

The IGP and the DIG Operations decorating DIG Moses Jitoboh, mni with his new rank

He had also served as CP Special Protection Unit, SPU, CP Federal Operations and CP Zamfara State, respectively.

DIG Ibrahim, was, until recently, the commandant, Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano. An alumnus of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, Jos, DIG Zanna was, at various times, commissioner of police, Zamfara, Delta and Yobe State Commands.

He was also CP Info-Tech, as well as the Director Peace Keeping Operations, Force Headquarters Abuja, amongst others.

Similarly, Jitoboh, a proud alumnus of NIPSS, was AIG in charge, Border Patrol, Force Headquarters, Abuja. He was also AIG in charge Zone 8 Headquarters, Lokoja, AIG Investment, Force Headquarters, Abuja and Commissioner of Police Adamawa State Police Command. An officer with huge experience in VIP protection, DIG Jitoboh was once the Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO) to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The IGP, while congratulating the trio on their elevation, enjoined them to justify the confidence reposed in them by the Police Service Commission and the Federal Government of Nigeria by rendering selfless services to the nation.


– Feb. 23, 2021 @ 08:36 GMT /

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