The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved the redeployment of Rivers State Sector Commander, Ayodele Kumapayi, who was recently suspended for cutting female officers hair with scissors. 70 other senior officers were also affected in the redeployment process.
In the posting released on Saturday by the Corps Secretary, Assistant Corps Marshal Susan Ajenge, the former Sector Commander, Rivers state, Corps Commander Ayodele Kumapayi is now the Head of Corps Safety and Transport Office at the National Headquarters Abuja.
The former Zonal Commanding Officer of Zone 7 Abuja, Assistant Corps Marshal Kingsley Agomo has been moved to take over the affairs of Zone 6, Port Harcourt, while the erstwhile Zonal Commanding Officer of the Zone, Assistant Corps Marshal Jonas Agwu moves to Zone 4 Jos, to take charge of the affairs of the Zone.
In the same vein, erstwhile Zonal Commanding Officer, zone 4 Jos, Assistant Corps Marshal Oludare Fadogba is now to take over the affairs of Zone 7 Abuja as the new helmsman. In addition, Assistant Corps marshal AA Nwaka who recently completed a course at the National Defence College Abuja has been deployed to the National Headquarters Abuja, to take over as the Assistant Corps Marshal in charge of Admin section.
Some highlights of the posting includes the appointment of Corps Commander Imoh Etuk, Corps Public Education Officer at the FRSC National Headquarters Abuja who has been appointed the new Sector Commander, Rivers state, while Corps Commander Bisi Kazeem, who was the Head of Media Relations and Strategy at the Corps Headquarters Abuja takes over as the new Corps Public Education Officer which placed the role of spokesperson on him amongst other duties.
The former Sector Commander, Kaduna State becomes the Head of Transport Section at the Technical Service Department, FRSC National Headquarters Abuja.
Other Commanding Officers affected in the posting includes the former Sector Commander, Gombe, Corps Commander David Mendie who moves to Benue state as Sector Commander, while Corps Commander Chidi Nkwonta, the erstwhile Sector Commander, Benue takes charge in Cross River state in the same capacity and Corps Commander Ikechukwu Igwe, moves from Cross River state as Sector Commander to Bayelsa state in the same capacity.
In addition, Corps Commander James Mbatse moves from Niger State as Sector Commander to assume the same position in Yobe State, while Corps Commanders Ibrahim Abubakar and Umar Ibrahim were moved from Imo and Osun states as Sector Commanders to assume the same positions in Gombe and Kaduna states respectively, among other Officers affected in the shakeup.
The posting, which involves a total of 71 officers across the federation, takes immediate effect, while handing and taking over process is expected to be completed latest by 10th of this month.
The Corps Marshal enjoined all officers of the FRSC to brace up to the challenges of delivering safety to the people of Nigeria in line with the Corps’ 2017 strategic goals.