The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has approved the posting of CP Kenechukwu Onwuemelie, as the new Commissioner of Police in charge of Abia State Command.

He takes over from CP Mustapha Mohammed Bala, who has been deployed to the Force Headquarters as the Commissioner of Police, Special Protection Unit, Force PRO CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said in a statement.

“CP Kenechukwu holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Psychology from Anambra State University. He was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force in 1992, and has served in various operational, investigative, and administrative capacities in Ogun, Imo, FCT, Plateau, and Kaduna State Commands.

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“He has attended several tactical and leadership courses within and outside Nigeria, including Policy, Strategy and Leadership Course (PSLC), NIPSS Kuru, Jos; International Course for Police Officers (China) amongst others”, the release added.

The Inspector-General of Police has charged the Senior Police Officers to continue to entrench professionalism and respect for rights of citizens in their new places of assignment.

He equally tasked them to pursue the task of ensuring public safety and security in their AORs with renewed vigor, while calling on the Government and good people of Abia state to lend their support to the new Commissioner of Police in his new post.



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