A new police chief is appointed for Akwa Ibom. The appointment of CP Olatoye Durosinmi as the new commissioner of police for Akwa Ibom State has been authorized by Inspector-General of Police Usman Baba.
Andrew Amiengheme, who had been elevated to Assistant Inspector-General of Police and transferred outside of the state, was succeeded by Durosinmi.
The new commissioner has begun serving as the 31st Commissioner of Police in the state, according to a statement released on Thursday by the Stae Police Public Relations Officer, Odiko Macdon.
It read in part, “The Akwa Ibom State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba Alkali, has approved the posting of a new Commissioner of Police to Akwa Ibom State Police Command.
“The new CP takes over from AIG Andrew Amiengheme.
“The new 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 from the Lagos State University and a PhD in Law from Imo State University is in view.”
The statement added that the new commissioner was “appointed into the Nigeria Police Force as a Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police on the 3rd of March 1990, and 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. (He has served) as 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, and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Weapon and Tactics Annex, Lagos.”
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