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Olatoye Durosinmi Takes Over As Commissioner Of Police In Akwa Ibom


June 23, (THEWILL) – The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba Alkali, has approved the posting of Olatoye Durosinmi, as the new Commissioner of Police to Akwa Ibom State Police Command.

CP Durosinmi took over from Andrew Amiengheme, who was recently promoted as the Assistant Inspector General of police.

In a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon and made available to THEWILL correspondent in Uyo on Thursday, CP Durosinmi is the 31st Commissioner that has served the command.

According to the statement, the Police Boss holds a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Sociology from the University of Ife, an LLB from the Delta State University, Abraka. He was called to Bar in 2001 and has a Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from the Lagos State University. His Ph.D in Law from Imo State University is in view.

“Appointed into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on the 3rd of March 1990, he has served in various capacities and attended Courses both locally and internationally.

“Before his present appointment, he was: Assistant Commissioner of Police, Department of Operations, Imo State Police Command.

Assistant Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation Department, Akwa Ibom Police Command, Area Commander, Akure.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation Department, Kebbi State Police Command, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Weapon and Tactics (FSWAT), Annex, Lagos”, the statement noted.

Speaking at his resumption of office, the CP urged the people to remain law abiding and give him all the neccessary supports and cooperation to fight crime and criminality to continue to make the state one of the most peaceful in the country.