A new commissioner of police in charge of Adamawa, Afolabi Adeniyi, has assumed duty on Friday.
This is contained in a statement by the spokesman for command, Suleiman Nguroje, on Saturday in Yola.
It said that before his deployment to Adamawa, Mr Adeniyi served as commissioner of police in charge of Anti Human Trafficking, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
The statement quoted Mr Adeniyi as assuring the general public of his readiness in policing the state.
Mr Adeniyi urged members of the public to continue supporting the police to achieve the desired result of securing lives and property.
According to the statement, Mr Adeniyi holds Bsc. Mass Communications from the University of Lagos and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko.
“He was appointed into the Nigeria Police as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) sometimes in 1990.
“He is a passionate, versatile and experienced police officer who served in multiple unit of operations, investigation and administrative departments in this nation” it said.
It also listed some of the positions held by the CP to include Aid-De-Camp (ADC) to former governor of Ondo, Late Olusegun Agagu.
“Commander Nigeria Contingent in Kosovo, Bosnia and Dafur, Area Commander, Yola, Adamawa State.
“Commander 16 Police Mobile Force (PMF), Akure, Ondo State, Commander 53 PMF Bama, Borno State and Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Yobe State,” he added.