El-Rufai appoints security adviser

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Nasir El-Rufai
Nasir El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Government has announced the appointment of AIG Mohammed Murtala Abbass as Special Adviser, Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki.

AIG Abbass graduated in 1980 with combined honours in History and Political from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

He retired from the Nigeria Police Force in 2012 as the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 9, which covered Abia, Anambra, Enugu and Imo States. He was also Force Provost Marshall after serving as Commissioner of Police in Yobe, Anambra, Sokoto and Katsina States. 

During his service in the police, Mr Abbass was also Commissioner of Police for the Border Patrol and Commissioner of Police in charge of the X-Squad, Force CID. He was Divisional Police Officer in Malali and Rigachikun divisions of the Kaduna State Police Command, and DPO of the Dutse division in Jigawa State.

A fellow of the War College, Mr Abbass also attended the National Development Course of the Taiwan Military Academy.

Mr Abbass replaces Yakubu Yusuf, a retired colonel, who has resigned his appointment.