He takes over from Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, who has proceeded to the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS), Jos, on a course.
The new Commissioner of Police assumed duty on January 17, 2017.
Until his present posting, he was the Commissioner of Police Inspectorate, Force Headquarters, Abuja.
A statement by the Bayelsa State Police Command said “he is a disciplinarian and a hard working Police officer, who has served in various Commands and Formations at various capacities”.
The Command further solicited the cooperation and partnership of the people of Bayelsa State, and also warned against any act capable of breaching peace in the state.
“Bayelsans are enjoined to continue with their lawful and legitimate duties and not to be apprehensive of the enhanced visibility of security personnel in the State.
“They should also accord the new Commissioner of Police the necessary support he needs in the task of maintaining peace, law and order in the State,” the statement by the spokesman for the police in the state, Asinim Butswat, read.