Nigeria: Akwa Ibom Gets New Police Commissioner


A new commissioner of police has assumed duty in Akwa Ibom State.

He is John Bassey.

Mr Bassey replaces Adeyemi Ogungemilusi who, according to a statement by the police spokesperson in the state, Odiko MacDon, has been promoted to the rank of assistant inspector general of police.

Mr Bassey was working as a commissioner of police at the force headquarters in Abuja before his posting to Akwa Ibom.

The new police chief holds a B.Sc degree in International Studies from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

He was enlisted into police as a cadet assistant superintendent of police in 1988 and has worked in various positions before, including the National Defence College.

He is the 24th commissioner of police in the state.

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