Monday, 13 March 2017

Rivers gets new Police Commissioner

A new commissioner of Police (CP) has been deployed to Rivers state. This followed the death of the former commissioner, Francis Odesanya. The new CP, is Zaki Ahmed, he resumed work as the 38th CP of the command Monday. Ahmed, who hails from Kogi State, last served in Bauchi State before his redeployment to State to continue his service. Upon resumption at the Command’s headquarters, Moscow Road, Port Harcourt, he has met with high ranking officers of the command for brief meeting and familiarization. Speaking briefly after inspection at the Quarter Guard, Ahmed thanked the press for their cooperation with the police, noting that he would officially address the media later. He stated that he would work with the media to ensure transparency and urged them to give him the need assistance. However, outcome of the meeting could not be ascertained at the time of filing the report. Meanwhile, after the demise of Odesanya, in January, 2017, DCP Ahmed Magaji, oversaw the affairs of the Command as the Acting Commissioner of Police.


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