Taraba State has gotten a new Commissioner of Police, CP. Ahmed Mohammed Azare, following the retirement of CP Alkasim Sanusi FSI.
Sanusi had retired on December 31, 2019, handing over the responsibility of the Command to Azare.
Azare holds a B.A in education from the Bayero University Kano.
According to a statement signed by DSP David Misal (MNIPR), the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in the state, he is the 24th CP in the state and prior to his appointment, he was the Commissioner of Police in-charge of Servicom Force Headquarters Abuja.
“He was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on the 03/03/1990 as cadet superintendent of Police and rose to the present rank having served in so many formations within the force in various capacities which include DPO Nguru Yobe State, DPO Gwoza Borno State, Area Commander Funtuwa Katsina State, DC CID Kaduna and Kano State etc.
“He is a professional Police officer with vast experience in policing both within and outside Nigeria,” the statement added.
The Force also appealed to the public to accord him maximum cooperation as he is determined to partner with the communities in pursuing a more effective and vigorous community policing.
Azare also warned criminal-minded individuals, as well as those who might be sponsoring them, to have a rethink and stay out of crime, stating that his leadership will clampdown on all criminal elements until offenders are apprehended and prosecuted.