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JUST IN: IGP Carves Ebonyi out of Police Zone 6, Calabar, Now In Zone 9

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Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammad Adamu has confirmed the zonal re-arrangement of the Nigerian Police Force.

The IGP said the rearrangement was seqiel to the recommendation by the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, during his visit to Force Headquarters, Abuja, on Monday.

Umahi had reportedly requested the IGP to remove Ebonyi from Police Zone 6 Calabar to Zone 9 Umuahia and equally create additional mobile squadron in the state.
In the words of the Special Assistant to Governor Umahi on Media, Francis Nwaze;

“Today, IGP office confirmed that Ebonyi State Command has been removed from Police Zone 6 Calabar to Police Zone 9 Umuahia,”

“It is imperative in achieving the policing of our nation’s dream.” the statement further said.

By the rearrangement, states in Zone 6, Calabar comprises of Akwa Ibom, Cross River, and Rivers states while Zone 9 comprises Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Imo, and now Ebonyi which was before the latest rearrangement the only Southeast state that was not in Zone 9.

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