The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Usman Alkali Baba, has appointed CP Idrisu Dauda Dabban, as the new Commissioner of Police in-charge of Katsina State.
A statement issued by the acting Police Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, said the posting follows the elevation of the erstwhile Commissioner of Police in charge of the state police command, AIG Buba Sanusi, to the next rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police.
According to him, Dabban, was appointed into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police in 1990 and holds a Master’s degree in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The new CP has attended several leadership and strategic courses within and outside Nigeria, he said, adding, “He has equally served in various operational, investigative and administrative capacities within the Force, some of which include DCP Operations in Delta and Enugu State Commands, DC SCID and subsequently Commissioner of Police in Kogi State Command.”
Until his recent posting, Dabban was the CP Communications, Department of Information and Communication Technology, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
Adejobi said, “The IGP, while reiterating the commitment of the police leadership in containing prevailing and emerging crime trends in the state, charges the new Commissioner of Police to consolidate on the achievements of his predecessor in ensuring increased public safety and security of lives and property in Katsina State.
“He further calls on the government and good people of Katsina State to give the new police chief maximum support in his new role.”
The posting is with immediate effect.