The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni, has ordered the immediate posting of Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliyasu to Kano State Command as Commissioner of Police in charge of the State.
A statement by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters Abuja, which announced the redeployment, said that Iliyasu takes over from CP Wakili Mohammed, “who retired from the Force on May 26, 2019 after 35 years of unqualified meritorious service to the Force and the Nation at large.”
The statement said further that CP Iliyasu, who holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, was until his recent deployment, the Force Provost Marshal, Force Headquarters, Abuja and had also held command position as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Ogun State Command from 2016 to January, 2019.
He is expected to bring to bear his wide policing and law enforcement experience to bear in managing the complex security challenges in the beautiful and ancient city of Kano.
Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, while wishing the outgoing CP Wakili Mohammed a blissful retirement, enjoined the new CP to up the ante in ensuring effective policing of the State.
The posting is with immediate effect.