The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has announced Disu as the new new Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), replacing embattled Abba Kyari.
Recall that Abba Kyari was suspended following his indictment in an international fraud case by the FBI.
However, in a new statement released by the Force spokesman, Frank Mba on Monday August 2nd.
It read, “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.”
Disu who has now replaced Abba Kyari, was a former Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Lagos State, and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja.