The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Kayode Egbetokun, has approved the posting of a new Commissioner of Police, CP Ayilara Waheed Adedamola, to the Akwa Ibom State Police Command.
In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon, on Wednesday, the the new CP took over from AIG Olatoye Durosinmi who is now the AIG Zone 2, Lagos.
He noted that Adedamola assumed duty as the 32nd Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, and has held a maiden meeting with some senior officers of the Command where he assured them of his readiness to operate an open door policy for enhanced policing.
Reeling out Adedamola’s resume, the command spokesperson said, “The Police Boss holds a Law degree (LL.B) (Hons) from the University of Ibadan, a BL from the Nigeria Law School, Lagos, and Master of Law (LLM) from the University of Lagos.
“He was appointed into the Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on the 18th of May, 1992 and has served in various capacities including ; Assistant Commissioner of Police – Police Mobile Force Office– FHQ Abuja, Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Oyo State Command, Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal and Investigations Department, Panti, Lagos, amongst others. Before his present appointment, he was acting Commissioner of Police, Lagos State.”
The statement added that the CP, while warning officers to maintain professionalism in the discharge of their duties, assured Akwa Ibom people of a satisfactory police service delivery even as he solicited the co-operation of all.