Assistant Inspector General of Police, Lawan Jimeta, who on Thursday assumed office as the new AIG, Zone 5, comprising Edo and Delta states has vowed to deal with corrupt police officers.
Speaking after taking over, Jimeta gave assurance that he would use his bank of experience to tackle security issues in the zone.
“I abhor corruption and so I will deal decisively with any officer who is corrupt or seen to be corrupt.
“Officers in the zone are expected to wake-up to their duties, be diligent and also serve the public humanely.
“They should shun corruption in whatever form and ensure they respect human rights, while also been professional in their conduct,” he said.
Jimeta served as CP Edo, from November 2019 to June 2020, CP Bauchi from June 2020 to March 2021, Commandant POLAD, Wudi, Kano State from March 2021, before his current redeployment as AIG, Zone 5.