New police commissioner in Niger

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New police commissioner in Niger. The Nigeria Police Force’s Niger State Command has a new commissioner of police. The 37th Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command, CP Shawulu Dan-Mammam, has taken over from AIG Ogundele Ayodeji, who was recently elevated and redeployed as AIG Zone 7, Abuja.


Wasiu Abiodun, spokesman for the Niger State Command, confirmed this on Thursday in a statement, saying the CP is from the Lupwe-Takum region of Donga LGA in Taraba State.


“On May 18, 1992, he enlisted and was appointed as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police.” Between 1985 – 1988, he attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, where he acquired a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B. Hons.) degree with honors.

“He also attended the Nigeria Law School in Lagos between 1988 and 1989 and was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on December 14, 1989.

“Dan-Mammam worked as a Divisional Police Officer in Delta State’s Obiaruku Division, Agbor Division, Ovwian/Aladja Division, and Ogborikoko Division.”

“He was AC Legal, Civil Litigation FCID Abuja, AC Welfare DFA Force Headquarters Abuja, and AC State CID Asaba after becoming an Assistant Commissioner of Police.”

“The CP served as the Deputy Commissioner of Police Department of Finance and Administration, Niger State Police Command, for four years as a Deputy Commissioner of Police.”

“So far, as a Commissioner of Police, he has served as the Commissioner of Police Force Provost Marshal (FPM), Force Headquarters Abuja, until his redeployment to Niger State Police Command as the 37th Commissioner of Police in the State,” the statement went on to say.

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