By Muhammad Sabiu
DCP Tunji Disu has been appointed to replace DCP Abba Kyari as the new Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, following the indictment and suspension of DCP Kyari over alleged involvement in fraud purportedly perpetrated by an infamous fraudster, Hushpuppi.
The appointment was on Monday disclosed in a statement by the Force spokesperson, Frank Mba.
Mr Mba was quoted as saying, “The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has today, 2nd August, 2021 approved the posting of DCP Tunji Disu as the new Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
“The posting of the officer is on the heels of Management’s decision to fill the leadership gap within the IRT and refocus the Unit for better service delivery.
“The IGP has charged the new Head of the IRT to demonstrate his professional competence in his leadership of the Unit. He also assured citizens that the IRT will remain focused in the discharge of its duties in line with national statutes and international best practices.”