The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has redeployed some senior officers, which includes the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 2 Command, comprising Lagos and Ogun states, Kayode Cornelius Aderanti; Imo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Taiwo Frederick Lakanu and the Commandant at Police College, Ikeja, CP Chris Okey Ezike.
New AIG, Aderanti, takes up duty as the 19th Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 1, Kano.
Before, he was the AIG in charge of Zone 2, Lagos and takes over from AIG Adamu Ibrahim, who has since been redeployed to Zone 2, Lagos.
With his new appointment, AIG Aderanti, mni supervises activities of the Nigeria Police in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
Hailing from Odo-Otin Local Government Area of Osun State, AIG Aderanti, mni studied Sociology at the University of Ibadan after which he joined the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1984.
A member of Senior Executive Course 38, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos his previous postings include: Deputy Defence Adviser (Police) Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, Head Interpol Abuja; Director of Peace Keeping Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja, CP Ports Authority Police (PAP) Western Ports and CP Lagos Command amongst others.
AIG Aderanti, mni is married with children.