Yobe: New Police Commissioner takes over

The newly appointed  Commissioner of Police, CP Yahaya
Sahabo Abubakar, has assumed office, after the former CP Sunmonu
Abdulmaliki bowed out of service.

The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abdumalik Abdulhafeez, made the disclosure Monday through a press statement to journalists.

“A new Commissioner of Police in person of CP Yahaya Sahabo Abubakar,
has been posted to the state and assumed duty Monday 23/9/2019 taking
over the leadership of the Command from CP Sunmonu A. Abdulmaliki who
retired after 35 years of selfless to the Nation”.

“A seasoned Police officer with vast experience in policing both within and outside Nigeria, hails from Hong local government council of Adamawa State and holds LLB (Hons) from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and further obtained BL in Law, at Nigeria Law School, Lagos,” the statement reads in part.

The statement further reveals that the new CP joined Nigeria Police Force
in 1992 as Cadet Assistant Superintendent. 

His last place of assignment was Commissioner of Police in charge of Community Policing units in the Research and Planning department, Force headquarters having served in Kaduna, Kogi, Plateau, Rivers among others in different capacities.

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