“The Lion”, Joseph Mbu, former Commissioner of Police in Rivers State has been redeployed to Lagos state. He was among the 28 Assistant Inspectors General of Police whose redeployments were announced today in Abuja.
According to police spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu, their redeployment was as a result of recent promotions of some senior officers and vacancies caused by retirement.
Other officers whose redeployment takes immediate effect are – Tambari Y. Muhammed, Mohammed Abubakar, Aderenle Shinaba, Musa A. Daura, Johnson A Ogunsakin, Patrick D. Dokumor, Christopher T. Dega, Usman Akila Gwarry and Bala A Haassan.
Others are – Ikemefuna R. Okoye, Mohammed J. Gana, Sule Mamman, Adisa B. Bolanta, Edgar Tam Nanakumo, Sabo Ringim Ibrahim, Wilfred Eje Obute, Kalafite Helen Adeyemi, Ibrahim Maishanu, Jubrin Olawale Adeniji, Lawal Tanko, Ballah Magaji Nasarawa, Yahaya Garba Ardo, Buhari Tanko, Olufemi A. Adenaike, Umaru Abubakar Manko, Irimiya F. Yerima and Mark Adamu Idakwo.
Mbu had described himself as a lion, who tames leopards that crosses his way during a face-off with Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi.