Three newly promoted
Deputy Inspectors General of Police, DIG Tijani Baba, DIG Zanna Mohammed
Ibrahim and DIG Moses A. Jitoboh were, on Monday, decorated with their new
ranks by Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, at the Force
Headquarters, in Abuja. Their promotion and subsequent decoration became
necessary following the retirement of erstwhile DIGs from their respective
geo-political zones. Their elevations are in acting capacity.
The new DIGs have also been posted to their new departments and directorates. Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, in a statement, listed those directorated as; DIG Tijani Baba – Directorate of Force Intelligence Bureau, DIG Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim – Department of Logistics and Supply and DIG Moses A. Jitoboh – Department of Research and Planning.
CP Mba said, “It is worthy of note 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. He had also served as CP Special Protection Unit (SPU), CP Federal Operations and CP Zamfara State respectively. DIG Zanna M. 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.