The posting of a new Commissioner of Police, CP Olatoye Durosinmi, to Akwa Ibom State has been approved by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman Baba Alkali.
Durosinmi takes over from Andrew Amiengheme, who was recently promoted to Assistant Inspector General of Police.
In a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon, in Uyo, the state capital, on Thursday, CP Durosinmi is the 31st Commissioner of the state.
”The Police Boss holds a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Sociology from the University of Ife, an LLB from the Delta State University, Abraka. He was called to Bar in 2001 and has a Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from the Lagos State University. His PhD in Law from Imo State University is in view.
“Appointed into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on the 3rd of March 1990, he has served in various capacities and attended Courses both locally and internationally.
“Before his present appointment, he was Assistant Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Imo State Police Command.
“Assistant Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation Department, Akwa Ibom Police Command. Area Commander, Akure.
Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation Department, Kebbi State Police Command. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Weapon and Tactics (FSWAT), Annex, Lagos,” the statement read.
The CP urged the people to remain law-abiding and give him all the necessary support and cooperation to fight crime and criminality and continue to make the state one of the most peaceful in the country.