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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba has named DCP Tunji Disu as the new head for the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).

This comes after the suspension of its former head, Abba Kyari following his indictment in an international fraud case by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

IGP replaces Abba Kyari with Tunji Disu as head of police intelligence teamIGP replaces Abba Kyari with Tunji Disu as head of police intelligence team

Confirming the appointment in a statement on Monday, August 2, Force Spokesman, Frank Mba said:

 

“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has today, 2nd August 2021 approved the posting of DCP Tunji Disu as the new Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).

“The posting of the officer is on the heels of Management’s decision to fill the leadership gap within the IRT and refocus the Unit for better service delivery.

“The IGP has charged the new Head of the IRT to demonstrate his professional competence in his leadership of the Unit. He also assured citizens that the IRT will remain focused in the discharge of its duties in line with national statutes and international best practices.”

 

Prior to his recent appointment, Disu was a former Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos State, and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.

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