JUST IN: Tinubu Sacks Arase, Appoints Argungu PSC Chairman

President Bola Tinubu has appointed retired Deputy Inspector-General of Police Hashimu Argungu as the new chairman of the Police Service Commission, succeeding retired Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase.

The announcement was made on Monday through a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. The statement, titled “President Tinubu appoints new leadership for Police Service Commission and Nigerian Police Trust Fund,” detailed the new appointments.

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

“The President has also approved the appointment of Chief Onyemuche Nnamani as Secretary and DIG Taiwo Lakanu (retd.) as member of the commission.

“The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate.

“Other members of the Police Service Commission will be appointed in due course.

“Furthermore, the President has approved the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Sheidu as the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund 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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