The inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate posting of commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu to Kano state command.
Ilyasu takes over from CP Wakili Mohammed, who retired from the force on May 26 after 35-years of meritorious service to the force and Nigeria at large.
The force spokesperson, DCP Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement on Monday, May 27, in Abuja.
Iliyasu, who holds a master's degree in Business Administration from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, was until his deployment, the force provost marshal, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Mba said he also held command position as the commissioner of police in charge of Ogun command from 2016 to January, 2019.
The spokesman said he is expected to bring to bear his wide policing and law enforcement experience in managing the complex security challenges in Kano.
He said the inspector general of police while wishing Mohammed a blissful retirement, enjoined the Ilyasu to up the ante in ensuring effective policing of the State.
Mba said the posting was with immediate effect.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Kano state Police command had dismissed rumours on the purported transfer of the commissioner of police in the state, Muhammad Wakili.
“The CP is still in Kano," the command’s spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said in a statement issued in Kano on Wednesday, March 13.
He urged members of the public to ignore the rumour, describing it as the handiwork of mischief makers.
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