CP Ahmad Tijjani Abdullahi has been appointed as the 23rd Commissioner of Police in Jigawa state, Nigeria.
State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP. Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed this in a statement issued to newsmen on Monday.
He said Abdullahi’s deployment is sequel to the promotion of former Commissioner of Police, Jigawa State Police Command, CP Effiom Emmanuel Ekot, to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) and his subsequent redeployment to the office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA).
Before his deployment he served as Deputy Commissioner of Police, in charge of Procurement, Force Headquarters, Abuja, from where he was transferred to Jigawa State Command as Commissioner of Police.
The CP has called for cooperation and the support of sister security agencies, traditional rulers, religious leaders and other relevant stakeholders in combating crime and criminality within and outside the state.