IG redeploys Kwara Police Commissioner

The Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Lawan Ado has been redeployed by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

As a replacement, Idris named Aminu Pai Saleh as the new State Police Commissioner.

Sources close to the state police command in Ilorin Friday said Ado has been redeployed to Police College, Kaduna.‎

It was gathered that his transfer might not be unconnected with the recent attacks on five bank robbery that happened Offa in Offa Local Government Council of the state.

But another sources said that‎ the transfer was routine, and that it had nothing to do with the handling of the bank robbery.

According to the source, “if anything, the CP tried his best in his handling of Offa bank robbery incident before he was transferred”

Saleh until his new appointment was in charge of Police College, Kaduna.

Sources added that the new Commissioner would resume duty as early as Friday.

Contacted, the state police command Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the redeployment, however, declined further comment.

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