Insecurity: IGP orders immediate posting of new police commissioner to Enugu


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From Jonas Ike, Abuja.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has ordered the immediate posting of Commissioner of Police Ahmad Abdulrahman to Enugu State Command as the Commissioner of in charge of the state.

He takes over from Commissioner of Police Suleiman Balarabe, who has been redeployed to the Force Intelligence Bureau, FCID, Abuja, as the CP in-charge of Intelligence.

Ahmad Abdulrahman holds double Masters Degrees – one in Criminal Justice and another in Conflict, Peace & Strategic Studies, both from the Kaduna State University. A graduate of Political Science & Administration from the University of Sokoto, CP Ahmad also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Corruption Studies from the University of Hong Kong.

Until his recent posting, CP Ahmad was the Commissioner of Police in charge of Intelligence at the FCID, Abuja. He has held many command positions across the Federation, viz. Kaduna, Bayelsa and Ekiti Commands. His posting as the CP Enugu State is predicated upon his action-oriented approach to work, his track record of outstanding leadership and interpersonal relations.

The IGP has charged the CP to bring to bear his wealth of experience, leveraging on the Force policy on Community Policing and Intelligence-driven crime fighting strategies towards overhauling the security architecture of the coal-rich State. The IGP also enjoins the people of the State to partner with the Police and accord the CP maximum cooperation in his efforts at revamping the security situation in the State.

Force Public Relations Officer DCP Frank Mba in a statement on Tuesday said that the posting is with immediate effect.

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