Villa Shooting: Buhari Appoints New Chief Personal Security Officer
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Folllowing the gale of reshufflement arising from the shooting that took place in the Presidential Villa recently, the President Muhammadu Buhari has, on Monday, approved the appointment of Aliyu Musa, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, as his Chief Personal Security Officer.
In a statement released, on Monday, monitored by Naija News, Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed the new appointment.
According to Mallam Garba Shehu, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Aliyu Abubakar Musa, as his Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO).
He added that, “Musa’s appointment follows the redeployment of his predecessor, Commissioner of Police (CP) Abdulkarim Dauda.”
The appointment of Aliyu Musa is as a result of the redeployment of the former occupant of position, Abdulkarim Dauda, a Commissioner of Police.
The former Chief Personal Security Officer, Mr Dauda, was redeployed due to his involvement in the shooting incident which happened, some few weeks ago, at the presidential villa, in Abuja.
According to reports, the shooting incident occurred after Aisha, the first lady and her security details stormed the official residence of the President’s Personal Assistant, Sabiu Yusuf, who is also a relation of the President, in an attempt to force him into 14-day isolation after his travel to Lagos, which is considered to be the epicenter of COVID-19 in the country.
The new Chief Personal Security Officer, Aliyu Musa hails from Niger State, and was until his appointment, working at the Nigeria Police, Zone 5,in Benin City.
He was working at the Nigerian Police Force Zone 5, Benin City, before his new appointment. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.