SWITZERLAND, JUNE 30 – Aliyu Abubakar Musa, a Deputy Commissioner of Police from Niger State, has become president Muhammadu Buhari’s new Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO).
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu announced it in a statement on Monday evening.
The new CPSO is a junior officer to his predecessor, Abdulkarim Dauda, who is a Commissioner of Police.
This is coming at a time the security detail in the presidential villa is being overhauled in the aftermath of a standoff between an aide of the president, Sabiu Yusuf, and the security team of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, leading to shots being fired within the presidential villa.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Aliyu Abubakar Musa, as his Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO).
“DCP Musa, from Nigerian Police Force Zone 5, Benin City, as his last station, hails from Niger State.
“Musa’s appointment follows the redeployment of his predecessor, Commissioner of Police (CP) Abdulkarim Dauda,” Shehu said