The Police Service Commission has approved the appointment of new Commissioners of Police for Bayelsa and Borno state commands.

The newly appointed commissioners are Alausa Tolani for Bayelsa State and Yusuf Lawal for Borno State.

A statement by the commission spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani on Monday, said the commission approved the appointments at the ongoing 21st plenary at its Corporate Headquarters in Abuja.

Ani also said the Chairman of the Commission, Solomon Arase urged the CPs to re-strategise and ensure they dislodge criminal elements from their commands.

The statement partly read, “Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, charged the newly appointed Commissioners to ensure that Mr. President’s vision for improved national security is accorded the required attention.

“Arase said the war against terror and terrorism in Nigeria must be won and called on state Command Commissioners to re-strategise and take over the public space currently being distorted by non-state actors. ”

Ani said the commission chairman promised to continue creating an enabling environment for officers to give their best, adding that Nigeria’s security remains a priority for national growth.

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