IGP deploys new police commissioner to Akwa Ibom

IGP Baba Alkali

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba Alkali, has approved the deployment of the new Commissioner of Police, CP Olatoye Durosinmi, to Akwa Ibom, Blueprint has learnt.

The new Commissioner of Police is to take over from Andrew Amiengheme, who was recently promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector General (AIG).

Blueprint reports that Durosinmi will be the 31st Commissioner of Police in the state.

According to a statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Odiko MacDon, on Thursday in Uyo, the new CP urged residents of the state to remain law-abiding and continue to cooperate with the police through reliable information to fight crime and criminality.

The statement reads, “The Akwa Ibom State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba Alkali, psc+, fdc, NPM, has approved the posting of a new Commissioner of Police to Akwa Ibom State Police Command. He is CP Olatoye Durosinmi. The new CP takes over from AIG Andrew Amiengheme, psc+, fdc.

“The Police Boss holds a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Sociology from the University of Ife, an LLB from the Delta State University, Abraka. He was called to Bar in 2001 and has a Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from the Lagos State University. His PHD in Law from Imo State University is in view.

“Appointed into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on the 3rd of March 1990, he has served in various capacities and attended Courses both locally and internationally.

“Before his present appointment, he was:- Assistant Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Imo State Police Command.

“Assistant Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation Department, Akwa Ibom Police Command. Area Commander, Akure.

“Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation Department, Kebbi State Police Command.

“Deputy Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Weapon and Tactics (FSWAT), Annex, Lagos.

“He has assumed duty as the 31st Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State.

“The CP enjoins the peace-loving People of Akwa Ibom State to remain law-abiding and accord him the needed co-operation to fight crime and criminality and continue to make the state one of the most peaceful in the country.”

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