By Our Editor
A new Commissioner of Police, Bartholomew Onyeka, has been deployed to Plateau State Command.
Onyeka’s, deployment follows an order of immediate posting by the Inspector General of Police Usma Alkali on Wednesday.
The Force spokesman, Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, adding that the new CP hails from Nkume, in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State.
He equally noted that the IGP redeployed the erstwhile police commissioner, Edward Egbuka to the Force headquarters for other national engagements.
Prior to his new appointment as Plateau Police Commissioner, Onyeka has served in various operational, investigative, and administrative capacities in Bauchi, Imo, Abia, Zamfara State commands and Zone 1 headquarters, Kano.
The IGP assured the people of Plateau State of the unrelenting commitment of the Nigeria Police leadership to containing prevailing and emerging crimes in the state.
The police boss also charged the new Commissioner of Police to deploy his community-building experience in ensuring improved public safety and security of lives and property of the citizenry in the State.
He enjoined the people of the state to continuously work with the Police for effective policing of their communities.
CP Onyeka holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and a Master’s degree in Defence Studies from the Punjab University, India.
EAGLE EYE WATCH reports that the former CP Edward Egbuka’s tenure was characterized by controversy especially in his handling of the Plateau State House Assembly imbroglio .