The Ebonyi State Police Command has received a new Commissioner of Police.
The new police boss, CP. Aliyu Garba, replaced the former commissioner, CP. Philip Sule Maku.
Recall that Maku was recently redeployed to the Force Headquarters, Abuja.
The new commissioner holds Masters of Art in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Science and Technology, Port-Harcourt Rivers State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP, Loveth Odah, made this known while speaking to journalists in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital.
She said, “CP. Aliyu Garba is a graduate of the prestigious University of Sokoto with Bachelor of Arts in History, who was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in the year 1990 as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (Cadet ASP) at Police Academy (Annex) Kaduna State, trained for eighteen months and was posted to Oyo State Command as Admin Officer.
“He was later transferred to Niger State Command where he became the Adie-Camp (ADC) to the first Executive Governor of Niger State, His Excellency Dr. Musa Inuwa.
“CP Aliyu Garba psc, is a proudly Nigerian, has served in various capacities of the force and has also attended several Professional Courses in Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention/Control and Management within and outside the Country; which include Centre for Excellence and stability Police Unit (COASPU), Vicenza Italy, Cyber security Course Shanghai China. “
She noted further that CP. Garba was before his deployment to Ebonyi State, the Deputy Commissioner of Police Welfare, Department of Finance and Administration, Force Headquarters, Abuja, DCP Research and Planning Force Headquarters, Abuja, the Deputy Commissioner of Police zone 2 Headquarters, Lagos.
“Assistant Commissioner of Police in-charge of Area Command Headquarters Railway Ibadan, The Area Commander Bori River State, The Area Commander Port-Harcourt, he was also the Assistant Commissioner in Agodi Area Command Headquarters Oyo State, 2i/c State CID Bauchi State Command. He was the Divisional Police Officer Okrika, Diobu, Special Area, Bonny Island and many other Police Divisions in River State Command, among others.
Odah further said that Garba coordinated and supervised Tactical and Intelligence Response Team Operations, which led to the arrest of high profile criminals and recovery of a large cache of arms and ammunition.