The Police Service Commission has on Friday approved the retirement of 21 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police who were senior to the new acting IG, Idris Ibrahim, before his appointment.
With this retrenchment, majority of the experienced officers in the Force may have been removed.
The affected AIGs include, Bala Hassan; Yahaya Ardo; Irmiya Yarima; Danladi Mshebwala; Tambari Mohammed ; Bala Magaji Nasarawa; MUsa Abdulsalam; Adisa Bolanta and Mohammed Gana.
Also affected by the retrenchment exercise were Umaru Manko; Lawal Tanko; Olufemi Adenike; Johnson Ogunsakin; Adenrele Shinaba; James Caulcrick; Olufemi Ogunbayode; Edgar Nanakumo; Kalafite Adeyemi; Patrick Dokumor ; Joseph Mbu and Sabo Ringim.
The retirement was communicated by PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations, in a statement.
The Chairman of the Commission, Mike Okiro “congratulated the affected officers for their meritorious service to the nation and
wished them well in their new endeavours.”