Western Ports Police Command gets new commissioner

Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison has been appointed Commissioner of Police for the Western Ports.

A former Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of State Criminal Investigation Department in Rivers and Cross Rivers State, Mrs. Ibifuro-Harrison was promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police by the Police Service Commission in August this year. She was among 32 Commissioners of Police posted to various formations across the country yesterday as part of efforts to invigorate the Force.

Some of the other affected officers include Ibrahim Idris, who is now the CP, Police  Mobile Force; Pius Imue, Admin. (Department of Logistics & Supply); Felix Ogundeji, Police  Mobile Force Training; and Michael Ogbodu,CP, Homicide FCID, Abuja.

Also redeployed were B. Sobulo, now Commandant, Police College, Ikeja; Ekechukwu Nwodibo, Legal, FCID, FHQ Abuja; Etop James, Community Policing, FHQ, Abuja; Joshak Habila, Counter-Terrorism Unit, FHQ Abuja; Damilila Adegbuyi,

Special Fraud Unit, FHQ Abuja and Rasheed Akintunde, CP  Intelligence, FIB FHQ, Abuja, and others.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Mike Okiro has commiserated with the management and staff of the Sun Newspaper as well as the family and friends of Pastor Dimgba Igwe over his death.

Okiro described his death as painful and a great loss to the journalism industry, especially now that professional reportage is needed more than ever to foster unity in the nation

In a statement by his Media Assistant, Kayode Ibitomi on Tuesday in Abuja, the PSC Chairman, echoed the earlier statement by  the Acting Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, that no stone would be left unturned to find his killer.

While praying that God Almighty should grant his soul eternal rest, Okiro urged the management of the Sun Newspapers and the deceased’s family to be strong at heart, “as God will give them the grace and fortitude  to bear the sudden and irremediable loss.”


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