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A new Commissioner of Police, Bashir Dabup Makama, has resumed duty in Ogun state Police Command, replacing Ahmed Iliyasu who was redeployed last week.
Makama had variously served as CP in Kwara, Benue and Akwa Ibom States before his redeployment to Ogun State.
A statement made available to newsmen on Monday in Abeokuta by the Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the new CP was the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Adminstration in Anambra State from where he was promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police in 2016.
“The new CP is a political science graduate of Bayero University, Kano; he was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1986 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP). He has served in various police Commands across the country in different capacities.
“He was once an assistant Commissioner of Police in-charge of operations in Anambra State, he was Area Commander, Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
“He also served as Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations in Kano State, as well as Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Special Protection Unit, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
“He was later posted as Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Adminstration in Anambra State from where he was promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police in 2016 and posted to Benue State.
“From Benue State, he was posted to Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) Abuja as the Commissioner of Police in-charge of Administration; from there, he was posted as Commissioner of Police Kwara State.
“His last point of duty is Akwa Ibom State before his deployment to Ogun State as the new Police helmsman in the state.”
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