The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting of Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, to Kano State Command.
Mr Ilyasu takes over from CP Wakili Mohammed, popularly known as Singham in Kano, who retired from the force on May 26 after 35 years of service.
The force spokesman, DCP Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
Mr Iliyasu, who holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, was until his deployment, the Force Provost Marshal, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Mr Mba said he also held command position as the commissioner of police in charge of Ogun command from 2016 to January, 2019.
The spokesman said he is expected to bring to bear his wide policing and law enforcement experience in managing the complex security challenges in Kano.
He said the IGP, while wishing Mr Mohammed a blissful retirement, enjoined Mr Ilyasu to up the ante in ensuring effective policing of the state.
Mr Mba said the posting was with immediate effect.