President Tinubu Replaces Solomon Arase, Appoints Hashimu Argungu as Police Commission Chairman


President Bola Tinubu has appointed Retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, Rtd. DIG Hashimu Argungu, as the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC).

Rt IGP Argungu replaces former Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, who was appointed to the position by former President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2023.

The appointment of Argungu was disclosed in a statement by the Media Aide to President Tinubu, Chief Ajuri Ngelale.

According to the statement, the President also appointed Chief Onyemuche Nnamani as Secretary of the Commission and DIG Taiwo Lakanu (Rtd) as Member.

Chief Ngelale while noting that the appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate, said other members of the Police Service Commission will be appointed in due course.

He also disclosed that the President appointed Mr. Mohammed Sheidu as the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF) with immediate effect.

The statement added that the President expects absolute demonstration of integrity, diligence, and patriotic zeal in the discharge of these important functions for the overall well-being of the Nigeria Police and the nation.

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