👤 By Danjuma Aliyu
A highly regarded officer who was born in Bauchi State has been appointed as the new Commissioner of Police in Kaduna.
Ahmad Abdulrahman, who hails from Kirfi Local Government area of Bauchi State, succeeds CP Austin Iwar. The officer described as a “super cop” by colleagues was asked to resume duty on 6th August, 2018, DENISAURUS News understands.
According to the Command Police Public Relations, Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP Sabo Yakubu CP Austin Iwar has been redeployed to Bayelsa state.
DENISAURUS News had exclusively reported Sheikh Abdurrhaman’s promotion as Commissioner and his deployment to Police Special Fraud Unit in Abuja.
DSP Yakubu who made the disclosure in a press statement in Kaduna gave a short detail of Abdulrahaman’s educational and professional credentials.
Abdulrahaman he says “was enlisted into the force as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) on March 3, 1990 and trained at Police college, Kaduna.”
He noted that the new CP holds a B.Sc (Hon) Political Science and Administration, Usman Danfodio University Sokoto in 1988 and a Master’s Degree in Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies, master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Kaduna State University.
He added that the CP served in various capacities include, Public Relations Officer Plateau command, Chief Security officer to the late IGP Ibrahim Coomassie, Squadron Commander, Police Mobile 6 Maiduguri.
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“He also served as Assistant commissioner of police in charge of SCIID, Ogun State; ACP Operation and Deputy Commissioner, Operation Kaduna State command respectively.
“The new CP was also at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as head of operations.”