New CP, Allen Abiola appointed for Supernumerary Police. The new CP was decorated on the 5th December 2023 at ZONE 2 Police Command by AIG Mohammed Ari Ali.

In a ceremony held at the Zone 2 headquarters in Lagos, the Assistant Inspector General of Police for Zone 2 decorated the new Commissioner of Police, CP Allen Abiola, who would be heading the Supernumerary Police Unit. The event, which was attended by senior officers of the unit and other guests, was met with joy and excitement, with many hailing the new appointment as a step in the right direction for the force.

According to CP Allen's professional records, he's is a professor of forensic investigation, a lecturer at various Army and police training institutions both within and outside the country.

However, this brings to life the section 18 to 25 of the Nigerian police Act 2020
That says there shall be only one Commissioner of Police in the police Supernumerary unit at a time.

CP PSU Abiola Allen was given the mandate by the former IGP to train all DPO,s in Lagos and Ogun state on forensic investigations, a departure from the traditional way of conducting investigations within police officers.

CP PSU as he is to be known is expected to bring reforms and value to Police Supernumerary unit throughout Nigeria.

The Supernumerary Police Unit or SPY police of the Nigerian Police Force was established to augment the General Police Force. The members of the Unit are in all ramifications deemed as police officers subject to the Provisions of the Police Act and other regulating laws.

Source: Throwback Times, SecurityMonitor