From Blessing Ibunge, Port Harcourt
Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Usman Imam, on Wednesday assumed duty as the new Zonal Head for the Port Harcourt office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
ACP Imam took over from the former Head of the Zone, Abdulrasheed Bawa who has been redeployed to the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja.
Imam, former Head of the Enugu Zone of the EFCC, hails from Taraba State. He joined the Nigeria Police Force in 2000 after obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from the University of Maiduguri. Shortly after his enlistment, he served in Kano State between 2002 and 2005 in various capacities.
In 2005, Imam was seconded to the EFCC where he became a team Leader in the Advance Fee Fraud (AFF) Unit in Lagos Zonal Office. He had stints with the Economic Governance( EG) and Asset Forfeiture Units as well as the Intellectual Property Theft Desk. He was the founding Head, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria( AMCON) Desk at the EFCC Headquarters, Abuja.
In his maiden meeting with staff of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office, Imam sought the cooperation of everyone. “We have a mission and everyone must key into the mission”, he said.