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Tinubu appoints retired Argungu, chairman of Police Service Commission



President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of DIG Hashimu Argungu (Rtd) as the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC). 

The President has also approved the appointment of Chief Onyemuche Nnamani as Secretary and DIG Taiwo Lakanu (Rtd) as Member of the Commission, Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity said on Monday. 

The former chairman of the commission, Retired Inspector General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase was sacked.

The statement did not disclose the reason for Mr Arase’s removal from office.

Arase was appointed Chairman, PSC in January 2023 by former President Muhammadu Buhari.

“The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate.

“Other members of the Police Service Commission will be appointed in due course,” the statement reads. 

“Furthermore, the President has approved the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Sheidu as the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF) with immediate effect.

“The President expects absolute demonstration of integrity, diligence, and patriotic zeal in the discharge of these important functions for the overall wellbeing of the Nigeria Police and the nation,”

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