Rivers State Gets New Police Commissioner


The Rivers State Police command wishes to inform the general public that CP. Foluso A. Adebanjo, mni has assumed duty as the 36th Rivers State Commissioner of Police. He succeeded CP. Musa Kimo, who is now deployed to Force Headquarters, Abuja.

The new Commissioner of Police joined the Nigeria Police in 1984 as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police and rose through the ranks to his present rank of Commissioner of Police in 2012. He is a holder of bachelor and masters degrees in Criminology/Criminal Justice Administration and Management obtained from the University of Central Oklahoma, United States of America. He is an alumnus of the elitist National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos.
He has served in various capacities in the force, he was in the recent past the Commissioner of Police Explosive Ordinance Disposal (Anti-Bomb), Force Headquarters, Abuja and Commissioner of Police Edo State Command. He was until his present posting a Commissioner of Police, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
CP. Foluso A. Adebanjo, a versatile police officer with impeccable track records in crime fighting, attended various development courses both at home and abroad.
While assuring the good people of Rivers State to remain confident and trusting in his ability to dutifully discharge the police constitutional mandate of ensuring public peace and security; the Commissioner of Police appeals for their cooperation, support and understanding to enable him put in place virile and sustained security architecture that will bring the crime level in the state to an appreciable level.


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