The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate posting of CP Bartholomew Nnamdi Onyeka to Plateau State Command as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in- charge of the State.
A statement issued by the Force’s Public Relations Officer, FPRO, CP Frank Mba, disclosed that the posting follows the redeployment of CP Edward Egbuka, from the State to the Force Headquarters for other national engagements.
TheFact Nigeria reports that the posting is in line with the unrelenting commitment of the Police leadership to containing prevailing and emerging crimes in the State.
CP Onyeka, whose posting takes immediate effect, hails from Nkume, in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State. He holds a B.A (Hons) in Public Administration and a Masters Degree in Defence Studies from Punjab University, India.
The new CP in charge of Plateau State has attended several tactical and leadership courses within and outside Nigeria including Strategic Leadership and Command Course (SLCC), Police Staff College, Jos; Financial Malpractices Investigation Course; and Armed Conflict Management Course, Command Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State.
He has served in various operational, investigative, and administrative capacities in Bauchi, Imo, Abia, Zamfara State Commands and Zone 1 Headquarters, Kano.
The IGP has 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 Plateau State to continuously work with the Police for effective policing of their communities.