The new commissioner took over from Mr Ali Janga, following his promotion to the rank of Assistant Inspector- General of Police and redeployment as AIG in-charge of Zone 10, Sokoto.
“Before his present appointment, Okunlola had served as CP, Community Policing, Department of Research & Planning Force Headquarters, Abuja; Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Operations in Akwa-Ibom and as DCP, Federal SARS FCID Annex, Lagos.
“He has attended various on-the-job courses, during his career which includes: Intermediate Command Course, Police Staff College Jos, Document Fraud Course, Working Tour of United Kingdom Border Agency Operations and Law Enforcement Executives Development Programmer.
“Okunlola is a thorough-bred professional, who distinguished himself in all the places he has served,’’ the statement read in part.
He also assured residents of the state of maximum protection of their lives and properties. (NAN)