New Police Commissioner assumes duty in Sokoto



The new Commissioner of Police, posted to Sokoto State, Mr Kamaldeen Okunlola has resumed, becoming the 45th CP in the state.

This is contained in a statement issued by ASP Sanusi Abubakar, the ’s Public Relations Officer in Sokoto.


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The new commissioner took over from Mr Ali Janga, his promotion to the rank of Assistant Inspector- General of Police and redeployment as AIG in-charge of 10, Sokoto.

“Before his present appointment, Okunlola had served as CP, Community Policing, Department of Research & Planning Force Headquarters, Abuja; 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 Course, Police Staff 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.

Accordingly, the CP solicited constant dissemination of credible information that will the to serve better.

He also assured of the state of maximum of lives and properties. (NAN)