Mr Abdullahi Mudassiru, the new Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, has assumed office.
Mr Mohammed Jalige, Public Relations Officer of the Command, in a statement on Monday in Kaduna, said that Mudassiru took over from Mr Umar Muri who had been promoted to Assistant Inspector-General.
The new commissioner hails from Katsina State and holds a Bachelor of science degree in Political science from the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto.
He was enlisted into the Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on 3rd March, 1990 and trained at Police College Kaduna.
Mudassiru has served in several Commands and Police formations in various capacities among which is the Officer in Charge of the Abia command of the defunct Anti-robbery Squad.
He was equally at a time a Unit Commander in the Police Mobile Force, a Divisional Police Officer in Tudun Wada, Kaduna and several other Divisions across the country.
At the strategic managerial cadre of the Force, he was Area Commander in wudil, Kano State, Ijebuode, Ogun State and Ahoda, Rivers State, the statement added.
The statement quoted Mudassiru as charging officers and men of the Command to be focused in the responsibility of maintaining law and order without jettisoning professionalism. (NAN).