The Police Service Commission has approved the
deployment of Assistant Inspector-General of Police,
Bala Hassan from Zone 10, Sokoto in the Force
Headquarters as the Force Secretary.
He is to take over from Dan’Azumi Doma who was
recently elevated to the rank of Deputy Inspector –
General of Police.
A statement by the Assistant Director, Press and
Public Relations, PSC, Ferdinand Ekpe, in Abuja on
Thursday, said the deployment is with effect from
Meanwhile, the Acting Inspector-General of Police,
Suleiman Abba, has appointed DCP Emmanuel
Ojukwu as the new Force Public Relations Officer to
replace ACP Frank Mba,who has been redeployed to
Lagos State Command as Area Commander, Area J.
Mba was the FPRO from February 2012 to August 20,
Until his new assignment, Ojukwu was the Deputy
Commissioner of Police in charge of Criminal
Investigations Department at Zone 7 Headquarters,
The new spokesman is stepping into a familiar
terrain, having been Force PRO from December 2008
to October 2010.
He holds a bachelor degree in Psychology (First
Class) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and
Masters in Psychology from the University of Lagos.
He is a member of Nigeria Institute of Public
Relations; Chairman, Association of Nigerian
Authors, Abuja chapter and President of the
University of Nigeria Alumni Association, Abuja,
In a brief handover ceremony on Thursday, Mba
thanked the IG for the new assignment given to him
and urged the media and the public to extend
maximum cooperation to the new spokesman.