CP Ahmed Ammani has become the new commissioner of police in Enugu State, according to a release by Force Public Relations Officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Wednesday.
The new posting was on the orders of Inspector-General Police Usman Alkali Baba.
The new CP takes over from CP Abubakar Lawal who has been posted to head the Kano Command, the statement added. He replaces CP SS Dikko, who retired recently.
According to the Force PRO, CP Ahmed Ammani hails from Malumfashi Local Government Area of Kastina State.
The release stated that the new Enugu CP holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Hausa and Islamic Religious Studies from Bayero University Kano; a Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Corruption Studies from Hong Kong University.
It added that, “He has served as Divisional Police Officer in various divisions within Nasarawa State Police Command, and as Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations at the Ondo State Police Command.
“He was a one-time Director Internal Affairs at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and has participated in peace support operations at the United Nations (UN) and African Union (AU).
“He has attended several professional courses, including Tactical and Leadership Command Course, Counter Terrorism Training, Financial Intelligence and Fraud Management Techniques Course, and the International Human Rights Standard for Modern Policing Course. He is a Fellow of the National Defence College (fdc).
“The IGP has charged the newly posted officers to hit the ground running in the areas of crime-fighting, public cooperation and safety. He also called for support and cooperation from members of the public to the new Police helmsmen to enable them perform optimally on their mandate.
“The posting is with immediate effect.”