- Police commissioner, Ahmed Mohammed Azare, has been redeployed to Taraba state to head the police command
- Prior to the latest appointment, Azara was the commissioner of police in charge of Servicom Force Headquarters, Abuja
- Speaking after resuming duty in Taraba, Azare warned criminal-minded individuals in the state and their sponsors to turn a new leaf and stop their criminal activities
CP. Ahmed Mohammed Azare has been appointed the new commissioner of police in Taraba state to replace CP Alkasim Sanusi FSI who recently retired.
Channels TV reports that the immediate past Taraba commissioner retired on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, and officially handed over the Taraba police command to Azare.
Azare was before the new appointment the commissioner of police in charge of Servicom Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Legit.ng gathered that the new Taraba police chief holds a first degree in education from the Bayero University Kano.
A statement by DSP David Misal, the Taraba police public relations officer, indicated that Azare started his professional journey in the Nigeria Police Force in 1990 as cadet superintendent of police and rose to the present rank.
He had served in so many formations within the force in various capacities.
Members of the public in Taraba state were enjoined to cooperate with the new police chief as he is determined to keep the state safe by adopting effective and efficient strategies, including community policing.
Speaking after resuming duty in Taraba, Azare warned criminal-minded individuals in the state and their sponsors to turn a new leaf and stop their criminal activities.
He vowed to clampdown on all criminal-minded elements in the northern state until offenders are apprehended and prosecuted.
Meanwhile, a report by the News Agency of Nigeria indicates that unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted five persons in Gassol local government area of Taraba state.
According to the report, the incident occurred between Sabongida to WuroJam in Gassol local government area of Taraba state on Wednesday, January 1.
An eye witness quoted in the report, Musa Sabongida, said the victims were abducted at a bush while returning from a neighbouring town around 5 pm.
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